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Beetroot vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 4.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 73mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato
Tomato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato
Tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beetroot
Beetroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Tomato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beetroot Tomato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Beetroot
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
13
Beetroot
7
Tomato

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
:
1
Tomato
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +27.1%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +37.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +27.1%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%

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
:
7
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2424.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +179.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2424.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3850%

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 the food
Protein
10%
Beetroot
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Tomato

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beetroot Tomato Opinion
Calories 43 18 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 0.88 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 4.9 13.7 Tomato
Carbs 9.56 3.89 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.27 Beetroot
Calcium 16 10 Beetroot
Potassium 325 237 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 11 Beetroot
Sugars 6.76 2.63 Beetroot
Fiber 2.8 1.2 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.059 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.17 Beetroot
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 40 24 Beetroot
Sodium 78 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 33 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.04 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.037 Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.019 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.594 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.089 Beetroot
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.08 Tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 7.9 Tomato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.028 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.031 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.019 0.006 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 0.027 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 0.018 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 0.025 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 0.027 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 0.006 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.027 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 0.018 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 0.014 Beetroot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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