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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 Iron +444.4%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +198.3%
Contains more Zinc +629.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Sodium - 5
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +444.4%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +198.3%
Contains more Zinc +629.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
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 Vitamin K +213.9%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +315.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 833
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 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 Vitamin K +213.9%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +315.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 833

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
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 the food
Protein
33%
Pea
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
4%
Tomato
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
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.
Pea Tomato
Lower in Sugars 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea 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?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sugars (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 - 16)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)

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