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Sweet potato vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sweet potato and Sun-dried tomato

  • Sweet potato has more Vitamin A RAE, however Sun-dried tomato is higher in Vitamin C, Potassium, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Fiber.
  • Sun-dried tomato covers your daily need of Vitamin C 110% more than Sweet potato.
  • Sweet potato has 11 times more Vitamin A RAE than Sun-dried tomato. While Sweet potato has 709µg of Vitamin A RAE, Sun-dried tomato has only 64µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Sweet potato, raw, unprepared and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained.

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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 less Sodium -79.3%
Contains more Calcium +56.7%
Contains more Iron +339.3%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.7%
Contains more Potassium +364.4%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +213.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Contains less Sodium -79.3%
Contains more Calcium +56.7%
Contains more Iron +339.3%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.7%
Contains more Potassium +364.4%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Copper +213.2%

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 A +1003.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67%
Contains more Vitamin C +4141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +527.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +551.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +1003.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67%
Contains more Vitamin C +4141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +527.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +551.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +109.1%

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.
Sweet potato Sun-dried tomato
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 Sweet potato Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 17.53g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 1.57g 5.06g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 0.05g 14.08g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 20.12g 23.33g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 86kcal 213kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 3g 5.8g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 30mg 47mg Sun-dried tomato
Iron 0.61mg 2.68mg Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 25mg 81mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 47mg 139mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 337mg 1565mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 55mg 266mg Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.78mg Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.151mg 0.473mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 14187IU 1286IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 101.8mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.193mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.383mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 3.63mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.479mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.319mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 11µg 23µg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.037mg Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.083mg 0.128mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.055mg 0.121mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.092mg 0.185mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.066mg 0.186mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.029mg 0.044mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg 0.131mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.086mg 0.13mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.031mg 0.077mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g 1.893g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 8.663g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 2.06g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sweet potato Sun-dried tomato
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
85
Sweet potato
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
73
Sun-dried tomato

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
9%
Sweet potato
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
65%
Sun-dried tomato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 211mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.875g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/nutrients
  2. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.