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Tomatillo vs Salsa - In-Depth Nutrition 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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4
Salsa
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Iron +261.3%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +21.5%
Equal in Potassium - 270
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Iron +261.3%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +21.5%
Equal in Potassium - 270

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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3
Salsa
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.1%

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
14
Tomatillo
9
Salsa
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomatillo
20
Salsa

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%
Salsa
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
7%
Salsa
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Salsa

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 Salsa
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Salsa
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 429mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Salsa
Salsa contains less Sugars (difference - 3.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salsa
Salsa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.11g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Salsa Opinion
Calories 32 36 Salsa
Protein 0.96 1.5 Salsa
Fats 1.02 0.2 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 4 Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84 7 Salsa
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tomatillo
Iron 0.62 2.24 Salsa
Calcium 7 12 Salsa
Potassium 268 270 Salsa
Magnesium 20 16 Tomatillo
Sugars 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9 1.4 Tomatillo
Copper 0.079 0.096 Salsa
Zinc 0.22 0.17 Tomatillo
Starch
Phosphorus 39 30 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 430 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 550 Salsa
Vitamin E 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.05 Salsa
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.03 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85 1.08 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 Tomatillo
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.149 Salsa
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 Tomatillo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Salsa
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.029 Salsa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.016 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.107 Tomatillo
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
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The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.