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

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The main differences between Sun-dried tomato and Taro

  • Sun-dried tomato is richer than Taro in Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Sun-dried tomato is 108% higher.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 46 times more Saturated Fat than Taro. Sun-dried tomato contains 1.893g of Saturated Fat, while Taro contains 0.041g.

Food types used in this article are Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Taro, 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 Iron +387.3%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Zinc +239.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Contains more Iron +387.3%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Zinc +239.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Calcium - 43

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +2162.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1592.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1432%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +505%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.7%
Equal in Folate - 22
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +2162.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1592.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1432%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +505%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.7%
Equal in Folate - 22

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
18
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
26
Taro

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
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
26%
Taro
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
1%
Taro

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

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Sun-dried tomato Taro
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 255mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.852g)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Taro Opinion
Calories 213 112 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06 1.5 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08 0.2 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 101.8 4.5 Sun-dried tomato
Net carbs 17.530000686645508 22.360000610351562 Taro
Carbs 23.33 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.68 0.55 Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47 43 Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565 591 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81 33 Sun-dried tomato
Sugar 0.4 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8 4.1 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473 0.172 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 0.78 0.23 Sun-dried tomato
Starch
Phosphorus 139 84 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266 11 Taro
Vitamin A 1286 76 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.193 0.095 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383 0.025 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63 0.6 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479 0.303 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319 0.283 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 Taro
Folate 23 22 Sun-dried tomato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.893 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663 0.016 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06 0.083 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.037 0.023 Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128 0.069 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121 0.054 Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185 0.111 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186 0.067 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044 0.02 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131 0.082 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13 0.082 Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077 0.034 Sun-dried tomato
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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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.