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Tomato paste vs Marinara sauce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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 +282.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +217.9%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +350.6%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.1%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Contains more Iron +282.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +217.9%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +350.6%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.1%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%

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 C +995%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250719.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +995%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250719.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.9%

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
2284
Tomato paste
20
Marinara sauce
Mineral Summary Score
35
Tomato paste
12
Marinara sauce

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
26%
Tomato paste
8%
Marinara sauce
Carbohydrates
19%
Tomato paste
8%
Marinara sauce
Fats
2%
Tomato paste
7%
Marinara sauce

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.
Tomato paste Marinara sauce
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato paste Marinara sauce
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Marinara sauce
Marinara sauce contains less Sugars (difference - 6.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Marinara sauce
Marinara sauce contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marinara sauce
Marinara sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 Tomato paste Marinara sauce Opinion
Calories 82 51 Tomato paste
Protein 4.32 1.41 Tomato paste
Fats 0.47 1.48 Marinara sauce
Vitamin C 21.9 2 Tomato paste
Carbs 18.91 8.06 Tomato paste
Cholesterol 0 2 Tomato paste
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.98 0.78 Tomato paste
Calcium 36 27 Tomato paste
Potassium 1014 319 Tomato paste
Magnesium 42 18 Tomato paste
Sugars 12.18 5.5 Tomato paste
Fiber 4.1 1.8 Tomato paste
Copper 0.365 0.081 Tomato paste
Zinc 0.63 0.2 Tomato paste
Starch 0.22 Tomato paste
Phosphorus 83 34 Tomato paste
Sodium 59 30 Marinara sauce
Vitamin A 1525 650 Tomato paste
Vitamin E 4.3 2.4 Tomato paste
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.024 Tomato paste
Vitamin B2 153 0.061 Tomato paste
Vitamin B3 3.076 3.917 Marinara sauce
Vitamin B5 0.142 Tomato paste
Vitamin B6 0.216 0.173 Tomato paste
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11.4 13.9 Marinara sauce
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Marinara sauce
Saturated Fat 0.1 0.17 Tomato paste
Monounsaturated Fat 0.067 0.377 Marinara sauce
Polyunsaturated fat 0.16 0.508 Marinara sauce
Tryptophan 0.031 Tomato paste
Threonine 0.133 Tomato paste
Isoleucine 0.089 Tomato paste
Leucine 0.124 Tomato paste
Lysine 0.134 Tomato paste
Methionine 0.027 Tomato paste
Phenylalanine 0.13 Tomato paste
Valine 0.088 Tomato paste
Histidine 0.071 Tomato paste
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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