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Tomatillo vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tomatillo and Carrot different?

  • Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3, while Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6646% more than Carrot.
  • Tomatillo contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Carrot. Tomatillo contains 11.7mg of Vitamin C, while Carrot contains 5.9mg.

Tomatillos, raw and Carrots, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14554.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.7%
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +14554.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 0.96g 0.93g Tomatillo
Fats 1.02g 0.24g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 32kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 3.93g 4.74g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 7mg 33mg Carrot
Iron 0.62mg 0.3mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 12mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 35mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 320mg Carrot
Sodium 1mg 69mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.24mg Carrot
Copper 0.079mg 0.045mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 5.9mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.066mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.058mg Carrot
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.983mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.273mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.138mg Carrot
Folate 7µg 19µg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 13.2µg Carrot
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Carrot
Threonine mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine mg 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine mg 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Carrot
Valine mg 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine mg 0.04mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.014g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.117g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
10%
Carrot
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 68mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.