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

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Summary of differences between Sun-dried tomato and Zucchini

  • Zucchini has less Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Manganese than Sun-dried tomato.
  • Sun-dried tomato covers your daily need of Vitamin C 93% more than Zucchini.
  • Sun-dried tomato has 9 times more Copper than Zucchini. While Sun-dried tomato has 0.473mg of Copper, Zucchini has only 0.053mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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
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Contains more Iron +624.3%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Potassium +499.6%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +792.5%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.8%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +624.3%
Contains more Calcium +193.8%
Contains more Potassium +499.6%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Copper +792.5%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.8%
Contains less Sodium -97%

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 +468.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +543%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +307.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +704.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Equal in Folate - 24
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 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +468.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +543%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +307.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +704.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Equal in Folate - 24

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
62
Sun-dried tomato
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
12
Zucchini

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 the food
Protein
30%
Sun-dried tomato
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
3%
Zucchini
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
1%
Zucchini

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Sun-dried tomato Zucchini
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sun-dried tomato Zucchini
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?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 258mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.809g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Zucchini
Zucchini is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Zucchini Opinion
Calories 213 17 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06 1.21 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08 0.32 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 101.8 17.9 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33 3.11 Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.68 0.37 Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47 16 Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565 261 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 81 18 Sun-dried tomato
Sugars 2.5 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8 1 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.473 0.053 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 0.78 0.32 Sun-dried tomato
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 139 38 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 1286 200 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.12 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.193 0.045 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383 0.094 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63 0.451 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479 0.204 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319 0.163 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 Zucchini
Folate 23 24 Zucchini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.893 0.084 Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663 0.011 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06 0.091 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.037 0.01 Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.128 0.029 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121 0.044 Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185 0.071 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.186 0.067 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044 0.018 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131 0.043 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.13 0.054 Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.077 0.026 Sun-dried tomato
Fructose 1.38 Zucchini

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 of 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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.