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Chinese broccoli vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Tomato different?

  • Tomato contains less Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Manganese, and Fiber than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 64% more than Tomato.
  • Chinese broccoli has 10 times more Calcium than Tomato. Chinese broccoli has 100mg of Calcium, while Tomato has 10mg.
  • Chinese broccoli contains less Sugar.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Copper - 0.059
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Copper - 0.059

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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Tomato
Contains more Vitamin A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chinese broccoli Tomato
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 2.69g Tomato
Protein 1.14g 0.88g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72g 0.2g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 3.89g Tomato
Calories 22kcal 18kcal Chinese broccoli
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 0.84g 2.63g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 1.2g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100mg 10mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.27mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18mg 11mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 41mg 24mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261mg 237mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.39mg 0.17mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.059mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638IU 833IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 13.7mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.037mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.019mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.594mg Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.089mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.08mg Tomato
Folate 99µg 15µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 7.9µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Tomato
Threonine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Isoleucine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Leucine mg 0.025mg Tomato
Lysine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Methionine mg 0.006mg Tomato
Phenylalanine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Valine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Histidine mg 0.014mg Tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.031g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.083g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli Tomato
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
48
Chinese broccoli
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
10
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 food.
Protein
7%
Chinese broccoli
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
4%
Tomato
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Tomato

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 is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.79g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to 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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.