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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 Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Iron +857.1%
Contains more Magnesium +523.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +479.2%
Contains more Potassium +964.6%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains more Copper +1053.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Iron +857.1%
Contains more Magnesium +523.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +479.2%
Contains more Potassium +964.6%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains more Copper +1053.7%
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 A +1124.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3535.7%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +1124.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3535.7%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 3.13g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 0.65g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.11g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 3.63g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 15kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar g 1.67g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 0.5g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 16mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 0.28mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 13mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 24mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 147mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.78mg 0.2mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.041mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 105IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Cucumber
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 2.8mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.027mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.033mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.098mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.259mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.04mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 7µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.005mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.019mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.021mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.029mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.029mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.006mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.019mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.022mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.01mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.005g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.032g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Cucumber
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
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

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)

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.