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Cucumber vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Cucumber Tomato
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cucumber 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
9
Cucumber
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
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
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Tomato
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Potassium +61.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Potassium +61.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Phosphorus - 24

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
:
6
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191%
Contains more Vitamin K +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +693.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +506.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191%
Contains more Vitamin K +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +693.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +506.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%

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
4%
Cucumber
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Cucumber
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 Cucumber Tomato Opinion
Calories 15 18 Tomato
Protein 0.65 0.88 Tomato
Fats 0.11 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 2.8 13.7 Tomato
Carbs 3.63 3.89 Tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.27 Cucumber
Calcium 16 10 Cucumber
Potassium 147 237 Tomato
Magnesium 13 11 Cucumber
Sugars 1.67 2.63 Tomato
Fiber 0.5 1.2 Tomato
Copper 0.041 0.059 Tomato
Zinc 0.2 0.17 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 0 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 24
Sodium 2 5 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.03 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.037 Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.019 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.594 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.089 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.08 Tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 7.9 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.005 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.019 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.021 0.018 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 0.025 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 0.027 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 0.006
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.022 0.018 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 0.014 Tomato
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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