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Tomatillo vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Tomatillo and Welsh onion?

  • Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B3, yet Welsh onion is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6646% more.
  • Tomatillo has 5 times more Vitamin B3 than Welsh onion. While Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, Welsh onion has only 0.4mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Welsh onion is lower.

We used Tomatillos, raw and Onions, welsh, raw types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +96.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +96.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%

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 B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +917.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1814.9%
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +917.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1814.9%

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 Welsh onion
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 4.1g Welsh onion
Protein 0.96g 1.9g Welsh onion
Fats 1.02g 0.4g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 6.5g Welsh onion
Calories 32kcal 34kcal Welsh onion
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 1.9g 2.4g Welsh onion
Calcium 7mg 18mg Welsh onion
Iron 0.62mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 39mg 49mg Welsh onion
Potassium 268mg 212mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 17mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.52mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.079mg 0.07mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.51mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.05mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.4mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.169mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.072mg Welsh onion
Folate 7µg 16µg Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Threonine mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Welsh onion
Valine mg 0.084mg Welsh onion
Histidine mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.067g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.056g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.156g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Welsh onion
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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.