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Sun-dried tomato vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sun-dried tomato and Cucumber

  • Cucumber contains less Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Manganese, and Phosphorus than Sun-dried tomato.
  • Sun-dried tomato's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 110% higher.
  • Cucumber contains 37 times less Vitamin B3 than Sun-dried tomato. Sun-dried tomato contains 3.63mg of Vitamin B3, while Cucumber contains 0.098mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Cucumber, with peel, raw.

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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 Iron +857.1%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Potassium +964.6%
Contains more Magnesium +523.1%
Contains more Copper +1053.7%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains more Phosphorus +479.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +857.1%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Potassium +964.6%
Contains more Magnesium +523.1%
Contains more Copper +1053.7%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains more Phosphorus +479.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +3535.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +614.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1060.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3604.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +697.5%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3535.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +614.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1060.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3604.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +697.5%
Contains more Folate +228.6%

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
62
Sun-dried tomato
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
8
Cucumber

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%
Sun-dried tomato
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
4%
Cucumber
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
1%
Cucumber

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.
Sun-dried tomato Cucumber
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Sun-dried tomato Cucumber
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 richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 264mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.856g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Cucumber Opinion
Calories 213 15 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06 0.65 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08 0.11 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 101.8 2.8 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33 3.63 Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.68 0.28 Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47 16 Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565 147 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81 13 Sun-dried tomato
Sugar 1.67 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8 0.5 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473 0.041 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 0.78 0.2 Sun-dried tomato
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 139 24 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 1286 105 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.193 0.027 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383 0.033 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63 0.098 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479 0.259 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319 0.04 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 23 7 Sun-dried tomato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.893 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663 0.005 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06 0.032 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.037 0.005 Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128 0.019 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121 0.021 Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185 0.029 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186 0.029 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044 0.006 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131 0.019 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13 0.022 Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077 0.01 Sun-dried tomato
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/nutrients
  2. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.