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Tomatillo vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tomatillo and Beetroot

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin K and Vitamin C, however Beetroot has more Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6638% higher.
  • Beetroot has 51 times less Vitamin K than Tomatillo. Tomatillo has 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Beetroot has 0.2µg.
  • Tomatillo is lower in Sugars.

Food types used in this article are Tomatillos, raw and Beets, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +59.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.075
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Potassium +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +59.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.075
Equal in Phosphorus - 40

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4950%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +1457.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4950%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +1457.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Tomatillo
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
18
Beetroot

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
6%
Tomatillo
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
10%
Beetroot
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tomatillo Beetroot
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sugars (difference - 2.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tomatillo Beetroot Opinion
Calories 32 43 Beetroot
Protein 0.96 1.61 Beetroot
Fats 1.02 0.17 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 4.9 Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.8 Beetroot
Calcium 7 16 Beetroot
Potassium 268 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 20 23 Beetroot
Sugars 3.93 6.76 Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.079 0.075 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.35 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 39 40 Beetroot
Sodium 1 78 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 33 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38 0.04 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.031 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.04 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.334 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.155 Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.067 Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 0.2 Tomatillo
Folate 7 109 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.032 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.06 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.