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Tomatillo vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tomatillo and Chinese broccoli

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese and Vitamin B3, however Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin A.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6641% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Tomatillo has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Chinese broccoli. While Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, Chinese broccoli has only 0.437mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tomatillos, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

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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 +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +1328.6%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Equal in Potassium - 261
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 41
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +29.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +1328.6%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Equal in Potassium - 261
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 41

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 B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +141%
Contains more Vitamin A +1336.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +739.6%
Contains more Folate +1314.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159
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 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +141%
Contains more Vitamin A +1336.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +739.6%
Contains more Folate +1314.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159

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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
17
Chinese broccoli

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
3%
Chinese broccoli

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 Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Chinese broccoli
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 - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 3.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 32 22 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 1.14 Chinese broccoli
Fats 1.02 0.72 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 5.84 3.81 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.56 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 268 261 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 18 Tomatillo
Sugars 3.93 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.9 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.079 0.061 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 39 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 1 7 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.38 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.437 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.07 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 7 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.11 Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.05 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.33 Tomatillo
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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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.