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Pea vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pea and Tomato

  • Tomato has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin K, Copper, Manganese, Folate, Phosphorus, and Zinc than Pea.
  • Pea covers your daily need of Vitamin C 29% more than Tomato.
  • Pea has 7 times more Zinc than Tomato. While Pea has 1.24mg of Zinc, Tomato has only 0.17mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peas, green, raw 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
Pea
7
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0
Tomato
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +444.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains more Zinc +629.4%
Contains more Copper +198.3%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Sodium - 5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +444.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains more Zinc +629.4%
Contains more Copper +198.3%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Sodium - 5

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
Pea
8
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2
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +192%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +618.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +251.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.3%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +213.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +315.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 833
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
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 C +192%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +618.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +251.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.3%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +213.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +315.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 833

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 2.69g Pea
Protein 5.42g 0.88g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.2g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 3.89g Pea
Calories 81kcal 18kcal Pea
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose 0.39g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 5.67g 2.63g Tomato
Fiber 5.7g 1.2g Pea
Calcium 25mg 10mg Pea
Iron 1.47mg 0.27mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 11mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 24mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 237mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 5mg
Zinc 1.24mg 0.17mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.059mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 833IU Tomato
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 13.7mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.037mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.019mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.594mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.089mg Pea
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.08mg Pea
Folate 65µg 15µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 7.9µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.006mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.027mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.018mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.025mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.027mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.006mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.027mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.018mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.014mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.031g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.083g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pea 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
39
Pea
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
4%
Tomato
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.04g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.