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

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What are the main differences between Sun-dried tomato and Peppers?

  • Sun-dried tomato is richer in Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B2, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, yet Peppers are richer in Vitamin C.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 156% higher.
  • Sun-dried tomato has 38 times more Sodium than Peppers. Sun-dried tomato has 266mg of Sodium, while Peppers have 7mg.

We used Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +161.1%
Contains more Iron +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.2%
Contains more Potassium +360.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Iron +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.2%
Contains more Potassium +360.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%

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 B1 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +685.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1179
Equal in Folate - 23
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +685.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1179
Equal in Folate - 23

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 7.96g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 2g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.2g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 9.46g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 40kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.1g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 1.5g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 18mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 1.2mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 25mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 46mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 340mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.78mg 0.3mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.174mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 1179IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.09mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.09mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.95mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.061mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.278mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 23µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 14.3µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.026mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.074mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.065mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.105mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.089mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.024mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.062mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.084mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.041mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.011g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.109g 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 Peppers
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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
9%
Peppers
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
1%
Peppers

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 - 5.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 259mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.872g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Peppers
Peppers is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.