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Tomatillo vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tomatillo and Eggplant

  • Eggplant has less Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K than Tomatillo.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6642% more than Eggplant.
  • Tomatillo has 5 times more Vitamin C than Eggplant. While Tomatillo has 11.7mg of Vitamin C, Eggplant has only 2.2mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tomatillos, raw and Eggplant, 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 +169.6%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.081

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 C +431.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +188.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037
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 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +188.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037

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
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
10
Eggplant

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%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
6%
Eggplant
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Eggplant

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

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Tomatillo Eggplant
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 - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.105g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Eggplant Opinion
Calories 32 25 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 0.98 Eggplant
Fats 1.02 0.18 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 2.2 Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84 5.88 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.23 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 9 Eggplant
Potassium 268 229 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 14 Tomatillo
Sugar 3.93 3.53 Eggplant
Fiber 1.9 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.079 0.081 Eggplant
Zinc 0.22 0.16 Tomatillo
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Phosphorus 39 24 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 2 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 23 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38 0.3 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.039 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.037 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.649 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.084 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 3.5 Tomatillo
Folate 7 22 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.016 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.076 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.009 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 Eggplant

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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.