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Tomatillo vs. Rutabagas — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tomatillo and Rutabagas different?

  • Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Copper, however, Rutabagas are richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tomatillo is 6646% higher.
  • Tomatillo contains 34 times more Vitamin K than Rutabagas. While Tomatillo contains 10.1µg of Vitamin K, Rutabagas contain only 0.3µg.

Tomatillos, raw and Rutabagas, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Iron +40.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +146.9%
Contains more Manganese +116693.9%
Contains more Calcium +514.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
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 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +40.9%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +146.9%
Contains more Manganese +116693.9%
Contains more Calcium +514.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.9%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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 A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +113.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +85.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.16
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 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 8% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5600%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +113.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +85.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.16

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +537.5%
Contains more Protein +12.5%
Contains more Carbs +47.6%
Contains more Other +29.1%
Equal in Water - 89.43
6% 92%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 5.84 g
Water: 91.63 g
Other: 0.55 g
9% 89%
Protein: 1.08 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 8.62 g
Water: 89.43 g
Other: 0.71 g
Contains more Fats +537.5%
Contains more Protein +12.5%
Contains more Carbs +47.6%
Contains more Other +29.1%
Equal in Water - 89.43

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +520%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +373.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.6%
20% 22% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.139 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.417 g
19% 18% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +520%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +373.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 0.96g 1.08g Rutabagas
Fats 1.02g 0.16g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 8.62g Rutabagas
Calories 32kcal 37kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 3.93g 4.46g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 2.3g Rutabagas
Calcium 7mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.62mg 0.44mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 20mg
Phosphorus 39mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 268mg 305mg Rutabagas
Sodium 1mg 12mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.079mg 0.032mg Tomatillo
Manganese 153mg 0.131mg Tomatillo
Selenium 0.5µg 0.7µg Rutabagas
Vitamin A 114IU 2IU Tomatillo
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.3mg Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.16mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.1mg Rutabagas
Folate 7µg 21µg Rutabagas
Choline 7.6mg 14.1mg Rutabagas
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.3µg Tomatillo
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.025g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.088g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo Rutabagas
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
15%
Rutabagas
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
2007%
Tomatillo
13%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.