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Sun-dried tomato vs Tomato paste - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sun-dried tomato and Tomato paste

  • Sun-dried tomato has more Vitamin C, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however Tomato paste has more Vitamin B2.
  • Tomato paste's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11740% more.
  • Sun-dried tomato has 19 times more Saturated Fat than Tomato paste. Sun-dried tomato has 1.893g of Saturated Fat, while Tomato paste has 0.1g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Tomato products, canned, paste, without salt added.

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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 +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Iron +11.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 112% 30% 36% 90% 8% 18% 122%
Contains more Calcium +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Iron +11.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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 C +364.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +221.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +237.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39847.8%
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 92% 86% 0% 73% 15% 35308% 58% 9% 50% 9% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +364.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +221.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +237.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.7%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39847.8%

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 Tomato paste
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Tomato paste Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 14.81g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 4.32g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.47g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 18.91g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 82kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g 0.22g Tomato paste
Fructose g 5.85g Tomato paste
Sugar g 12.18g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 4.1g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 36mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 2.68mg 2.98mg Tomato paste
Magnesium 81mg 42mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 83mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 1014mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 59mg Tomato paste
Zinc 0.78mg 0.63mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473mg 0.365mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 1525IU Tomato paste
Vitamin E mg 4.3mg Tomato paste
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 21.9mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.06mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 153mg Tomato paste
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 3.076mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.142mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.216mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 12µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 11.4µg Tomato paste
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.031mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128mg 0.133mg Tomato paste
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.089mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.124mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186mg 0.134mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.027mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.13mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13mg 0.088mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077mg 0.071mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.1g Tomato paste
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.067g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.16g Sun-dried tomato

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Sun-dried tomato Tomato paste
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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
2977
Tomato paste
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
53
Tomato paste

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
26%
Tomato paste
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
19%
Tomato paste
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
2%
Tomato paste

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste contains less Sodium (difference - 207mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.793g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
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. Tomato paste - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170459/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.