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Tomatillo vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tomatillo and Chives

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, and Vitamin B3, however Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper, Calcium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6636% more than Chives.
  • Chives have 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Tomatillo. Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, while Chives have 0.647mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tomatillos, raw and Chives, 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 less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +158.1%
Contains more Calcium +1214.3%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +98.7%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +158.1%
Contains more Calcium +1214.3%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Copper +98.7%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.7%

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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Chives
Contains more Vitamin E +81%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +396.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3718.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2005.9%
Contains more Folate +1400%
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 194% 262% 5% 0% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 0% 532% 79%
Contains more Vitamin E +81%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +396.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3718.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2005.9%
Contains more Folate +1400%

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
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
30
Chives

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
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
4%
Chives
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
3%
Chives

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

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Tomatillo Chives
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 - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.08g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives 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 Chives Opinion
Calories 32 30 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 3.27 Chives
Fats 1.02 0.73 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 58.1 Chives
Carbs 5.84 4.35 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 1.6 Chives
Calcium 7 92 Chives
Potassium 268 296 Chives
Magnesium 20 42 Chives
Sugar 3.93 1.85 Chives
Fiber 1.9 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.079 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.22 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 39 58 Chives
Sodium 1 3 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.38 0.21 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.647 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 212.7 Chives
Folate 7 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.146 Tomatillo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.095 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.267 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.057 Chives
Fructose

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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/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.