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Tomato vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 1.79g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Chinese broccoli
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
53
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
7
Tomato
13
Chinese broccoli

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 -28.6%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.061
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.061

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 E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Tomato
3%
Chinese broccoli

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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 Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 18 22 Chinese broccoli
Protein 0.88 1.14 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.2 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 13.7 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.89 3.81 Tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.56 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 10 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 237 261 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 11 18 Chinese broccoli
Sugars 2.63 0.84 Tomato
Fiber 1.2 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.059 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.17 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 5 7 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.54 0.48 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.594 0.437 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.07 Tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.11 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018 Tomato
Leucine 0.025 Tomato
Lysine 0.027 Tomato
Methionine 0.006 Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.018 Tomato
Histidine 0.014 Tomato
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