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Wakame vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Wakame and Tomatillo

  • Wakame has more Folate, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Vitamin B5, however Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin C.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6591% more than Wakame.
  • Wakame has 872 times more Sodium than Tomatillo. While Wakame has 872mg of Sodium, Tomatillo has only 1mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seaweed, wakame, raw and Tomatillos, 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 more Calcium +2042.9%
Contains more Iron +251.6%
Contains more Magnesium +435%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +72.7%
Contains more Copper +259.5%
Contains more Potassium +436%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 82% 77% 35% 5% 114% 11% 95%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +2042.9%
Contains more Iron +251.6%
Contains more Magnesium +435%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +72.7%
Contains more Copper +259.5%
Contains more Potassium +436%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%

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
Wakame
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +364.7%
Contains more Folate +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2700%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 22% 20% 0% 10% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 147% 0% 14%
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 +215.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +364.7%
Contains more Folate +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2700%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.6%

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.
Wakame Tomatillo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wakame Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 8.64g 3.94g Wakame
Protein 3.03g 0.96g Wakame
Fats 0.64g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 9.14g 5.84g Wakame
Calories 45kcal 32kcal Wakame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.65g 3.93g Wakame
Fiber 0.5g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 150mg 7mg Wakame
Iron 2.18mg 0.62mg Wakame
Magnesium 107mg 20mg Wakame
Phosphorus 80mg 39mg Wakame
Potassium 50mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 872mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.38mg 0.22mg Wakame
Copper 0.284mg 0.079mg Wakame
Vitamin A 360IU 114IU Wakame
Vitamin E 1mg 0.38mg Wakame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.044mg Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23mg 0.035mg Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.697mg 0.15mg Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.056mg Tomatillo
Folate 196µg 7µg Wakame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.3µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.035mg mg Wakame
Threonine 0.165mg mg Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087mg mg Wakame
Leucine 0.257mg mg Wakame
Lysine 0.112mg mg Wakame
Methionine 0.063mg mg Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112mg mg Wakame
Valine 0.209mg mg Wakame
Histidine 0.015mg mg Wakame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g 0.139g Wakame
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218g 0.417g Tomatillo

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Wakame Tomatillo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
29
Wakame
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
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
18%
Wakame
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
3%
Wakame
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.28g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 871mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/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.