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Welsh onion vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Welsh onion and Tomatillo?

  • Welsh onion is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron, yet Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6646% more.
  • Welsh onion has 19 times more Vitamin K than Tomatillo. While Welsh onion has 193.4µg of Vitamin K, Tomatillo has only 10.1µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Welsh onion is lower.

We used Onions, welsh, raw and Tomatillos, 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
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Contains more Iron +96.8%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +96.8%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.6%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%

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 C +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +917.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +34.2%
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 Vitamin K +1814.9%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +917.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +34.2%
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 Vitamin K +1814.9%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%

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
61
Welsh onion
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
5%
Tomatillo

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.
Welsh onion 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

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Welsh onion Tomatillo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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