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Tomatillo vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tomatillo and Cabbage

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Copper, however Cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin B6.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6645% more than Cabbage.
  • Tomatillo has 8 times more Vitamin B3 than Cabbage. While Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, Cabbage has only 0.234mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tomatillos, raw and Cabbage, 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 more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +315.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +471.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +315.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +471.4%

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 A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +690.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.5%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
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 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +690.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.5%
Contains more Folate +514.3%

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
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
10
Cabbage

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
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
6%
Cabbage
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
Cabbage

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 Cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Tomatillo Cabbage
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 Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Cabbage Opinion
Calories 32 25 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 1.02 0.1 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 36.6 Cabbage
Carbs 5.84 5.8 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.47 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 40 Cabbage
Potassium 268 170 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 12 Tomatillo
Sugar 3.93 3.2 Cabbage
Fiber 1.9 2.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.079 0.019 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.18 Tomatillo
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 39 26 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 18 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 98 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38 0.15 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.04 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.234 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.124 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 76 Cabbage
Folate 7 43 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.017 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.017 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 1.45 Cabbage

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.