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Tomato paste vs Tomato - 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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1
Tomato
Contains more Iron +1003.7%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +327.8%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Copper +518.6%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Iron +1003.7%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +327.8%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Copper +518.6%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%

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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1
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +696.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +805163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170%
Contains more Vitamin K +44.3%
Contains more Folate, total +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +696.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +805163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170%
Contains more Vitamin K +44.3%
Contains more Folate, total +25%

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
2109
Tomato paste
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
35
Tomato paste
7
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 the food
Protein
26%
Tomato paste
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
19%
Tomato paste
4%
Tomato
Fats
2%
Tomato paste
1%
Tomato

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 Tomato
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Tomato paste Tomato
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 richer in minerals?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sugars (difference - 9.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 Tomato paste Tomato Opinion
Calories 82 18 Tomato paste
Protein 4.32 0.88 Tomato paste
Fats 0.47 0.2 Tomato paste
Vitamin C 21.9 13.7 Tomato paste
Carbs 18.91 3.89 Tomato paste
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.98 0.27 Tomato paste
Calcium 36 10 Tomato paste
Potassium 1014 237 Tomato paste
Magnesium 42 11 Tomato paste
Sugars 12.18 2.63 Tomato paste
Fiber 4.1 1.2 Tomato paste
Copper 0.365 0.059 Tomato paste
Zinc 0.63 0.17 Tomato paste
Starch 0.22 0 Tomato paste
Phosphorus 83 24 Tomato paste
Sodium 59 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 1525 833 Tomato paste
Vitamin E 4.3 0.54 Tomato paste
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.037 Tomato paste
Vitamin B2 153 0.019 Tomato paste
Vitamin B3 3.076 0.594 Tomato paste
Vitamin B5 0.142 0.089 Tomato paste
Vitamin B6 0.216 0.08 Tomato paste
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11.4 7.9 Tomato paste
Folate, total 12 15 Tomato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.1 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.067 0.031 Tomato paste
Polyunsaturated fat 0.16 0.083 Tomato paste
Tryptophan 0.031 0.006 Tomato paste
Threonine 0.133 0.027 Tomato paste
Isoleucine 0.089 0.018 Tomato paste
Leucine 0.124 0.025 Tomato paste
Lysine 0.134 0.027 Tomato paste
Methionine 0.027 0.006 Tomato paste
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.027 Tomato paste
Valine 0.088 0.018 Tomato paste
Histidine 0.071 0.014 Tomato paste
Fructose 5.85 1.37 Tomato paste

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tomato paste - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170459/nutrients
  2. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.