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

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Differences between Sun-dried tomato and Seaweed

  • Sun-dried tomato has more Vitamin C, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, while Seaweed has more Folate, and Calcium.
  • Sun-dried tomato's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 110% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 160 times less Vitamin B6 than Sun-dried tomato. Sun-dried tomato contains 0.319mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Seaweed, kelp, 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 Phosphorus +231%
Contains more Potassium +1658.4%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Calcium +257.4%
Contains more Magnesium +49.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%
Contains more Zinc +57.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.85
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Contains more Phosphorus +231%
Contains more Potassium +1658.4%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Calcium +257.4%
Contains more Magnesium +49.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%
Contains more Zinc +57.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.85

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 +1008.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3293.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15850%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
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% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Contains more Vitamin A +1008.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3293.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15850%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Folate +682.6%

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 Seaweed
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Seaweed Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 8.27g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 1.68g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.56g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 9.57g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 43kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.6g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 1.3g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 168mg Seaweed
Iron 2.68mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Magnesium 81mg 121mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 139mg 42mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 89mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 233mg Seaweed
Zinc 0.78mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Copper 0.473mg 0.13mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 116IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 3mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.05mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.15mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.47mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.002mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 180µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 66µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.128mg 0.055mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.076mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.083mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.082mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.025mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.043mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.072mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.024mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.247g Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.098g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.047g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Seaweed
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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
10%
Seaweed
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.646g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.