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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
Contains more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +57.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +315.8%
Contains more Calcium +471.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +57.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +315.8%
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 Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
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 Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +652.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 3.3g Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 1.28g Cabbage
Fats 1.02g 0.1g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 5.8g Tomatillo
Calories 32kcal 25kcal Tomatillo
Starch g 0g Cabbage
Fructose g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 3.93g 3.2g Cabbage
Fiber 1.9g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 7mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.62mg 0.47mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 12mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 26mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 170mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 18mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.18mg Tomatillo
Copper 0.079mg 0.019mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 98IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.15mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.061mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.04mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.234mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.212mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.124mg Cabbage
Folate 7µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Threonine mg 0.035mg Cabbage
Isoleucine mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Leucine mg 0.041mg Cabbage
Lysine mg 0.044mg Cabbage
Methionine mg 0.012mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine mg 0.032mg Cabbage
Valine mg 0.042mg Cabbage
Histidine mg 0.022mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.017g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.017g Tomatillo

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Tomatillo Cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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

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)

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.