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Tomatillo vs. Red cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tomatillo and Red cabbage?

  • Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Copper, yet Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6642% higher.
  • Tomatillo has 5 times more Copper than Red cabbage. Tomatillo has 0.079mg of Copper, while Red cabbage has 0.017mg.

We used Tomatillos, raw and Cabbage, red, raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +364.7%
Contains more Manganese +62863%
Contains more Calcium +542.9%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Selenium +20%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27% 19957% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6% 32% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Copper +364.7%
Contains more Manganese +62863%
Contains more Calcium +542.9%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Selenium +20%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Equal in Zinc - 0.22

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +878.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Choline +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +278.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 5% 26%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 10% 96%
Contains more Vitamin E +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +878.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Choline +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +278.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +537.5%
Contains more Protein +49%
Contains more Carbs +26.2%
Contains more Other +18.2%
Equal in Water - 90.39
6% 92%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 5.84 g
Water: 91.63 g
Other: 0.55 g
7% 90%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 7.37 g
Water: 90.39 g
Other: 0.65 g
Contains more Fats +537.5%
Contains more Protein +49%
Contains more Carbs +26.2%
Contains more Other +18.2%
Equal in Water - 90.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1191.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +421.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.9%
20% 22% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.139 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.417 g
19% 11% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1191.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +421.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tomatillo Red cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 5.27g Red cabbage
Protein 0.96g 1.43g Red cabbage
Fats 1.02g 0.16g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 7.37g Red cabbage
Calories 32kcal 31kcal Tomatillo
Fructose 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.93g 3.83g Red cabbage
Fiber 1.9g 2.1g Red cabbage
Calcium 7mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.62mg 0.8mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 20mg 16mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 30mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 243mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 27mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.22mg
Copper 0.079mg 0.017mg Tomatillo
Manganese 153mg 0.243mg Tomatillo
Selenium 0.5µg 0.6µg Red cabbage
Vitamin A 114IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 56µg Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.11mg Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.064mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.418mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.147mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.209mg Red cabbage
Folate 7µg 18µg Red cabbage
Choline 7.6mg 17.1mg Red cabbage
Vitamin K 10.1µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg Red cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.021g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.012g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.08g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Red cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Tomatillo
36%
Red cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2007%
Tomatillo
14%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage 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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/nutrients
  2. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.