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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 Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.5%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains more Zinc +239.1%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58%
Contains more Iron +387.3%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.5%
Contains more Potassium +164.8%
Contains more Zinc +239.1%
Contains more Copper +175%
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 A +1592.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2162.2%
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 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 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1592.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2162.2%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Taro Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 22.36g Taro
Protein 5.06g 1.5g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.2g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 26.46g Taro
Calories 213kcal 112kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.4g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 4.1g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 43mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 0.55mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81mg 33mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 84mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 591mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 11mg Taro
Zinc 0.78mg 0.23mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.172mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 76IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E mg 2.38mg Taro
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 4.5mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.095mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.025mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 0.6mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.303mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.283mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 22µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1µg Taro
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.023mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.069mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.054mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.111mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.067mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.02mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.082mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.082mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.034mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.041g Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.016g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.083g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Taro
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
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

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 - 24)
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)

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.