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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 Sugar.

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
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

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tomatillo Beetroot
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Beetroot Opinion
Calories 32kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Protein 0.96g 1.61g Beetroot
Fats 1.02g 0.17g Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7mg 4.9mg Tomatillo
Net carbs 3.94g 6.76g Beetroot
Carbs 5.84g 9.56g Beetroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.62mg 0.8mg Beetroot
Calcium 7mg 16mg Beetroot
Potassium 268mg 325mg Beetroot
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Beetroot
Sugar 3.93g 6.76g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 2.8g Beetroot
Copper 0.079mg 0.075mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 39mg 40mg Beetroot
Sodium 1mg 78mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 33IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.04mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.031mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.04mg Beetroot
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.334mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.155mg Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.067mg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.2µg Tomatillo
Folate 7µg 109µg Beetroot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.032g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.06g Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine mg 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine mg 0.048mg Beetroot
Leucine mg 0.068mg Beetroot
Lysine mg 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine mg 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine mg 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine mg 0.056mg Beetroot
Histidine mg 0.021mg Beetroot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills 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 food.
Protein
6%
Tomatillo
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
10%
Beetroot
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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 to 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.