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

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 1.31g Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 1.14g Chinese broccoli
Fats 1.02g 0.72g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 3.81g Tomatillo
Calories 32kcal 22kcal Tomatillo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.9g 2.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 7mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.62mg 0.56mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 18mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 41mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 268mg 261mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 7mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.079mg 0.061mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.437mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.159mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.07mg Chinese broccoli
Folate 7µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.11g Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.05g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.33g Tomatillo

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Tomatillo Chinese broccoli
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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Tomatillo
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
3%
Chinese broccoli

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 is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.