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Potato vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 1.81g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Potato Tomato
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato 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
16
Potato
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
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
Potato
7
:
1
Tomato
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +79.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +86.4%
Contains more Zinc +76.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +79.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +86.4%
Contains more Zinc +76.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
Potato
6
:
3
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +118.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +41550%
Contains more Vitamin E +5300%
Contains more Vitamin K +295%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +118.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +41550%
Contains more Vitamin E +5300%
Contains more Vitamin K +295%

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
12%
Potato
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
4%
Tomato
Fats
0%
Potato
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 Potato Tomato Opinion
Calories 77 18 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.88 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 19.7 13.7 Potato
Carbs 17.49 3.89 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.27 Potato
Calcium 12 10 Potato
Potassium 425 237 Potato
Magnesium 23 11 Potato
Sugars 0.82 2.63 Tomato
Fiber 2.1 1.2 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.059 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.17 Potato
Starch 15.29 0 Potato
Phosphorus 57 24 Potato
Sodium 6 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 2 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.01 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.037 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.019 Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.594 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.089 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.08 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 7.9 Tomato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.028 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.021 0.006 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.027 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.018 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.025 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.027 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.006 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.027 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.018 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.014 Potato
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