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Tomatillo vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tomatillo and Sweet potato

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K, while Sweet potato has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6641% higher.
  • Sweet potato contains 6 times less Vitamin K than Tomatillo. Tomatillo contains 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Sweet potato contains 1.8µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Tomatillos, raw and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared.

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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 -98.2%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +25.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.61
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +25.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.61

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 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +12344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
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 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +232.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +12344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.2%
Contains more Folate +57.1%

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 Sweet potato
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 Sweet potato Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 17.12g Sweet potato
Protein 0.96g 1.57g Sweet potato
Fats 1.02g 0.05g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 20.12g Sweet potato
Calories 32kcal 86kcal Sweet potato
Starch g 12.65g Sweet potato
Fructose g 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar 3.93g 4.18g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 3g Sweet potato
Calcium 7mg 30mg Sweet potato
Iron 0.62mg 0.61mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 25mg Sweet potato
Phosphorus 39mg 47mg Sweet potato
Potassium 268mg 337mg Sweet potato
Sodium 1mg 55mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.3mg Sweet potato
Copper 0.079mg 0.151mg Sweet potato
Vitamin A 114IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.26mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 2.4mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.078mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.061mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.557mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.209mg Sweet potato
Folate 7µg 11µg Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 1.8µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.031mg Sweet potato
Threonine mg 0.083mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine mg 0.055mg Sweet potato
Leucine mg 0.092mg Sweet potato
Lysine mg 0.066mg Sweet potato
Methionine mg 0.029mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine mg 0.089mg Sweet potato
Valine mg 0.086mg Sweet potato
Histidine mg 0.031mg Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.018g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.001g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.014g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo Sweet potato
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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
21
Sweet potato

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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
Sweet potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.121g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato 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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.