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Chinese broccoli vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chinese broccoli and Sun-dried tomato

  • Chinese broccoli is higher in Folate, yet Sun-dried tomato is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Magnesium and Phosphorus.
  • Sun-dried tomato covers your daily Vitamin C needs 82% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli contains 4 times more Folate than Sun-dried tomato. While Chinese broccoli contains 99µg of Folate, Sun-dried tomato contains only 23µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained.

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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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Contains more Calcium +112.8%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Iron +378.6%
Contains more Potassium +499.6%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +675.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +239%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Contains more Calcium +112.8%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Iron +378.6%
Contains more Potassium +499.6%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +675.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +239%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +27.4%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +261%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +162.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +730.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +201.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.4%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +261%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +162.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +730.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +201.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355.7%

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
48
Chinese broccoli
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
73
Sun-dried tomato

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
65%
Sun-dried tomato

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.
Chinese broccoli Sun-dried tomato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Chinese broccoli Sun-dried tomato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 0.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 259mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.783g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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 Chinese broccoli Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Calories 22 213 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 1.14 5.06 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 0.72 14.08 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 28.2 101.8 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 3.81 23.33 Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 2.68 Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 100 47 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 1565 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 18 81 Sun-dried tomato
Sugars 0.84 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 2.5 5.8 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.061 0.473 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 0.39 0.78 Sun-dried tomato
Starch
Phosphorus 41 139 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 7 266 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 1286 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.193 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.383 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 0.437 3.63 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.479 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.319 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 23 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 1.893 Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 8.663 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 2.06 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.037 Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121 Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13 Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077 Sun-dried tomato
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/nutrients
  2. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.