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Sun-dried tomato vs Dried fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sun-dried tomato and Dried fruit different?

  • Sun-dried tomato is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Manganese, while Dried fruit is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Sun-dried tomato covers your daily need of Vitamin C 112% more than Dried fruit.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 27 times more Sodium than Dried fruit. Sun-dried tomato contains 266mg of Sodium, while Dried fruit contains 10mg.

Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked types were used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +153.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +17%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115%
Contains more Magnesium +153.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +17%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.66

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 +10080%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +417.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.1%
Contains more Folate +130%
Contains more Vitamin A +180.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.516
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 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +10080%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +417.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.1%
Contains more Folate +130%
Contains more Vitamin A +180.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.516

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 Dried fruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Dried fruit Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 55.34g Dried fruit
Protein 5.06g 3.39g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.51g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 62.64g Dried fruit
Calories 213kcal 241kcal Dried fruit
Starch g 0.35g Dried fruit
Fructose g 12.47g Dried fruit
Sugar g 53.44g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 7.3g Dried fruit
Calcium 47mg 55mg Dried fruit
Iron 2.68mg 2.66mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 32mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 71mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 1162mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 10mg Dried fruit
Zinc 0.78mg 0.39mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.343mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 3604IU Dried fruit
Vitamin E mg 4.33mg Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 1mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.015mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.074mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 2.589mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.516mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.143mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 10µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.1µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.016mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.073mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.063mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.105mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.083mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.015mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.062mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.078mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.047mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.017g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.074g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.074g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sun-dried tomato Dried fruit
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
38
Dried fruit
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
50
Dried fruit

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
20%
Dried fruit
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
63%
Dried fruit
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
2%
Dried fruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.44g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit contains less Sodium (difference - 256mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.876g)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/nutrients
  2. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/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.