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Tomatillo vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tomatillo and Shallot

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K, while Shallot has more Vitamin B6, Iron, Folate, and Fiber.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6639% higher.
  • Shallot contains 13 times less Vitamin K than Tomatillo. Tomatillo contains 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Shallot contains 0.8µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Tomatillos, raw and Shallots, 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 less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Calcium +428.6%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Copper +11.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 A +2750%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin K +1162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.1%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
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 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2750%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825%
Contains more Vitamin K +1162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.1%
Contains more Folate +385.7%

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 Shallot
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 Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 0.96g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 1.02g 0.1g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 32kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 7.87g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 7mg 37mg Shallot
Iron 0.62mg 1.2mg Shallot
Magnesium 20mg 21mg Shallot
Phosphorus 39mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 268mg 334mg Shallot
Sodium 1mg 12mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.4mg Shallot
Copper 0.079mg 0.088mg Shallot
Vitamin A 114IU 4IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.04mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 8mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.06mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.02mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.2mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 7µg 34µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.8µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine mg 0.043mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.014g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.039g Tomatillo

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Tomatillo Shallot
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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
17%
Shallot
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.94g)
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 - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.122g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot 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

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.