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Tomato vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sugars (difference - 0.93g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cassava
Cassava is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cassava
Cassava 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.
Tomato Cassava
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Tomato Cassava
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
Tomato
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
7
Tomato
10
Cassava

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
Tomato
1
:
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +69.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +69.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.27

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
Tomato
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +6307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +315.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.088
Contains more Vitamin A +6307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +315.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.088

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
5%
Tomato
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
38%
Cassava
Fats
1%
Tomato
1%
Cassava

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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 Tomato Cassava Opinion
Calories 18 160 Cassava
Protein 0.88 1.36 Cassava
Fats 0.2 0.28 Cassava
Vitamin C 13.7 20.6 Cassava
Carbs 3.89 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.27
Calcium 10 16 Cassava
Potassium 237 271 Cassava
Magnesium 11 21 Cassava
Sugars 2.63 1.7 Tomato
Fiber 1.2 1.8 Cassava
Copper 0.059 0.1 Cassava
Zinc 0.17 0.34 Cassava
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 27 Cassava
Sodium 5 14 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 13 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54 0.19 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.087 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.048 Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.594 0.854 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.107 Cassava
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.088 Cassava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 1.9 Tomato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.074 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 0.075 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.048 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.006 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.027 0.028 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.018 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.025 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.027 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.006 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.027 0.026 Tomato
Valine 0.018 0.035 Cassava
Histidine 0.014 0.02 Cassava
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