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Vegetable vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Vegetable and Tomatillo different?

  • Vegetable is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Fiber, and Vitamin B2, while Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6636% more than Vegetable.
  • Vegetable contains 36 times more Vitamin A RAE than Tomatillo. Vegetable contains 214µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Tomatillo contains 6µg.

Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Tomatillos, raw types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Iron +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Iron +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.8%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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 +3651.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.1%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +132.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +265.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.38
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +3651.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.1%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +132.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +265.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.38
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.15

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.
Vegetable Tomatillo
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 Vegetable Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 3.94g Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 0.96g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 13.09g 5.84g Vegetable
Calories 65kcal 32kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g 3.93g Vegetable
Fiber 4.4g 1.9g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 7mg Vegetable
Iron 0.82mg 0.62mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 20mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 51mg 39mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 35mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.49mg 0.22mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.079mg Vegetable
Vitamin A 4277IU 114IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.38mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.044mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.035mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.15mg Vegetable
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.056mg Vegetable
Folate 19µg 7µg Vegetable
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 10.1µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.139g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Tomatillo
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
36
Vegetable
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
14
Tomatillo

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
17%
Vegetable
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Vegetable
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.81g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.108g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/nutrients
  2. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.