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Tomato vs Cucumber - 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 is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Tomato Cucumber
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
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
Tomato Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
7
Tomato
6
Cucumber

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
2
:
Contains more Potassium +61.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Contains more Potassium +61.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
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
Tomato
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191%
Contains more Vitamin K +107.6%

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Tomato
1%
Cucumber

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