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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 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Tomato. Gratin has 23mg of Cholesterol, while Tomato has 0mg.

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 Calcium +1090%
Contains more Iron +137%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +67.1%
Contains more Zinc +305.9%
Contains more Copper +171.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +1090%
Contains more Iron +137%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +370.8%
Contains more Potassium +67.1%
Contains more Zinc +305.9%
Contains more Copper +171.2%
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
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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 A +215.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
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 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 A +215.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Folate +36.4%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 2.69g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 0.88g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.2g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 3.89g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 18kcal Gratin
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar g 2.63g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 1.2g Gratin
Calcium 119mg 10mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.27mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Gratin
Phosphorus 113mg 24mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 237mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.69mg 0.17mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.059mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 833IU Tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 13.7mg Tomato
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.037mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.019mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.594mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.089mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.08mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 15µg Tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 7.9µg Tomato
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.006mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.027mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.018mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.025mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.027mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.006mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.027mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.018mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.014mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Tomato
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.031g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.083g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin 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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 428mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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 - 23)
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.

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.