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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.
  • 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +364.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Calcium +542.9%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +364.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Iron +29%
Contains more Calcium +542.9%
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" 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 E +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +278.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147
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 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +278.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Tomatillo
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
13
Red cabbage

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 the food
Protein
6%
Tomatillo
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tomatillo Red cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Red cabbage
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 - 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 contains less Sugars?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tomatillo Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 32 31 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 1.43 Red cabbage
Fats 1.02 0.16 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 5.84 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 7 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 268 243 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 16 Tomatillo
Sugars 3.93 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 1.9 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.079 0.017 Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22 0.22
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 39 30 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 27 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.38 0.11 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.418 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.147 Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 38.2 Red cabbage
Folate 7 18 Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.012 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.08 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. 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.