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Carrot vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 2.11g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Carrot Tomato
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot 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
97
Carrot
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
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
Carrot
6
:
2
Tomato
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Contains more Zinc +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Copper +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Contains more Zinc +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Copper +31.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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
Carrot
8
:
1
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin A +1905.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1905.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.2%

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
6%
Carrot
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Carrot
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 Carrot Tomato Opinion
Calories 41 18 Carrot
Protein 0.93 0.88 Carrot
Fats 0.24 0.2 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 13.7 Tomato
Carbs 9.58 3.89 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.27 Carrot
Calcium 33 10 Carrot
Potassium 320 237 Carrot
Magnesium 12 11 Carrot
Sugars 4.74 2.63 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 1.2 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.059 Tomato
Zinc 0.24 0.17 Carrot
Starch 1.43 0 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 24 Carrot
Sodium 69 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 16706 833 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.54 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.037 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.019 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.594 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.089 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.08 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 7.9 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.083 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.006 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 0.027 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.018 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.025 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.027 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.006 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.027 Carrot
Valine 0.069 0.018 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 0.014 Carrot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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