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

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How are Sun-dried tomato and Onion different?

  • Sun-dried tomato is higher than Onion in Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Sun-dried tomato covers your daily need of Vitamin C 105% more than Onion.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 31 times more Vitamin B3 than Onion. Sun-dried tomato contains 3.63mg of Vitamin B3, while Onion contains 0.116mg.

Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Onions, raw 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 Calcium +104.3%
Contains more Iron +1176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +710%
Contains more Phosphorus +379.3%
Contains more Potassium +971.9%
Contains more Zinc +358.8%
Contains more Copper +1112.8%
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 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Calcium +104.3%
Contains more Iron +1176.2%
Contains more Magnesium +710%
Contains more Phosphorus +379.3%
Contains more Potassium +971.9%
Contains more Zinc +358.8%
Contains more Copper +1112.8%
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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +64200%
Contains more Vitamin C +1275.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1318.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3029.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165.8%
Contains more Folate +21.1%
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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +64200%
Contains more Vitamin C +1275.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1318.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3029.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165.8%
Contains more Folate +21.1%

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 Onion
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 Onion Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 7.64g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 1.1g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.1g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 9.34g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 40kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g 0g Onion
Fructose g 1.29g Onion
Sugar g 4.24g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 1.7g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 23mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 0.21mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 10mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 29mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 146mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 4mg Onion
Zinc 0.78mg 0.17mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.039mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 2IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 7.4mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.046mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.027mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.116mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.123mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.12mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 19µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Onion
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.014mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.021mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.014mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.025mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.039mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.002mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.025mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.021mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.014mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.042g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.013g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.017g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Onion
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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
8
Onion

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
9%
Onion
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
0%
Onion

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 - 4.24g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 262mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.851g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.