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

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How are Sun-dried tomato and Jícama different?

  • Sun-dried tomato has more Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Magnesium than Jícama.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Sun-dried tomato is 91% higher.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 18 times more Vitamin B3 than Jícama. While Sun-dried tomato contains 3.63mg of Vitamin B3, Jícama contains only 0.2mg.

Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Yambean (jicama), raw are the varieties 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 Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Iron +346.7%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +672.2%
Contains more Potassium +943.3%
Contains more Zinc +387.5%
Contains more Copper +885.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Iron +346.7%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Phosphorus +672.2%
Contains more Potassium +943.3%
Contains more Zinc +387.5%
Contains more Copper +885.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +6023.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +404%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +865%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1220.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1715%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +659.5%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
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 2% 10% 0% 68% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +6023.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +404%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +865%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1220.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1715%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +659.5%
Contains more Folate +91.7%

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 Jícama
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 Jícama Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 3.92g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 0.72g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.09g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 8.82g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 38kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.8g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 4.9g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 12mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 0.6mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 12mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 18mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 150mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 4mg Jícama
Zinc 0.78mg 0.16mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.048mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 21IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.46mg Jícama
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 20.2mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.02mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.029mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.2mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.135mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.042mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 12µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Jícama
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.018mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.016mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.025mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.026mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.007mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.017mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.022mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.019mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.021g Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.005g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.043g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Jícama
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
10
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
10
Jícama

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%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
9%
Jícama
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
0%
Jícama

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 - 1.8g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 262mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.872g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.