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Tomatillo vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tomatillo and Ginger

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3, however Ginger is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6642% more than Ginger.
  • Ginger has 101 times less Vitamin K than Tomatillo. Tomatillo has 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Ginger has 0.1µg.
  • Ginger contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tomatillos, raw and Ginger root, 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 Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +186.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +115%
Contains more Potassium +54.9%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +186.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.6

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034
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 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 0.96g 1.82g Ginger
Fats 1.02g 0.75g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 32kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 1.9g 2g Ginger
Calcium 7mg 16mg Ginger
Iron 0.62mg 0.6mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 39mg 34mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 1mg 13mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.34mg Ginger
Copper 0.079mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.26mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 5mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.025mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.034mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.75mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.203mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 7µg 11µg Ginger
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine mg 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.203g Tomatillo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.154g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.154g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo Ginger
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
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
18%
Ginger
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.