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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
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Contains more Calcium +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
Contains more Iron +11.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 112% 11% 90% 30% 122% 18% 36% 8%
Contains more Calcium +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.5%
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 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 73% 92% 86% 0% 15% 35308% 58% 9% 50% 0% 29% 9%
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 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 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

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Sun-dried tomato Tomato paste
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.