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Gratin vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Gratin and Tomato

  • Tomato has less Phosphorus, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% more.
  • Gratin has 87 times more Sodium than Tomato. Gratin has 433mg of Sodium, while Tomato has 5mg.
  • Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average.

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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
Gratin
7
:
1
Tomato
Contains more Iron +137%
Contains more Calcium +1090%
Contains more Potassium +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +171.2%
Contains more Zinc +305.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +137%
Contains more Calcium +1090%
Contains more Potassium +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +171.2%
Contains more Zinc +305.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%

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
Gratin
5
:
5
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +215.5%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +215.5%
Contains more Folate +36.4%

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
15
Gratin
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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
30%
Gratin
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
4%
Tomato
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Tomato

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.
Gratin Tomato
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Gratin 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 428mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.705g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.63g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Tomato Opinion
Calories 132 18 Gratin
Protein 5.06 0.88 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.2 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 13.7 Tomato
Carbs 11.27 3.89 Gratin
Cholesterol 23 0 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.27 Gratin
Calcium 119 10 Gratin
Potassium 396 237 Gratin
Magnesium 20 11 Gratin
Sugar 2.63 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 1.2 Gratin
Copper 0.16 0.059 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.17 Gratin
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 113 24 Gratin
Sodium 433 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 264 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.037 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.019 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.594 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.089 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.08 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 Tomato
Folate 11 15 Tomato
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.031 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.083 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.006 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.027 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.018 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.025 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.027 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.006 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.027 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.018 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.014 Gratin
Fructose 1.37 Tomato

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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.