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Tomato sauce vs. Pizza — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tomato sauce and Pizza?

  • Pizza has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, and Calcium than Tomato sauce.
  • Pizza's daily need coverage for Selenium is 35% higher.
  • Tomato sauce is lower in Sodium.

We used Tomato sauce, canned, no salt added and Fast Food, Pizza Chain, 14" pizza, cheese topping, regular crust types in this 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +72.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Calcium +1242.9%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Zinc +509.1%
Contains more Manganese +218.6%
Contains more Selenium +3216.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.105
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 36% 11% 12% 27% 2% 6% 39% 15% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 57% 93% 18% 93% 16% 78% 37% 35% 47% 109%
Contains more Potassium +72.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Calcium +1242.9%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains more Zinc +509.1%
Contains more Manganese +218.6%
Contains more Selenium +3216.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.105

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Pizza
Contains more Vitamin A +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +139.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 29% 0% 24% 6% 15% 19% 19% 23% 7% 0% 6% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 22% 17% 0% 5% 98% 45% 72% 0% 19% 70% 53% 9% 17%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +139.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +111.4%
Contains more Protein +849.2%
Contains more Fats +3130%
Contains more Carbs +527.7%
Contains more Other +26.7%
5% 91% 2%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.31 g
Water: 91.28 g
Other: 1.91 g
11% 10% 33% 43% 2%
Protein: 11.39 g
Fats: 9.69 g
Carbs: 33.33 g
Water: 43.17 g
Other: 2.42 g
Contains more Water +111.4%
Contains more Protein +849.2%
Contains more Fats +3130%
Contains more Carbs +527.7%
Contains more Other +26.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5827.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1289.3%
20% 21% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.044 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.121 g
51% 30% 19%
Saturated Fat: 4.465 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.608 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.681 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5827.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1289.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +133.3%
Contains more Fructose +67%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +185.7%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
2% 51% 47%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.07 g
Glucose: 1.82 g
Fructose: 1.67 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
88% 3% 3% 3%
Starch: 26.95 g
Sucrose: 0.2 g
Glucose: 0.78 g
Fructose: 1 g
Lactose: 0.42 g
Maltose: 1.05 g
Galactose: 0.13 g
Contains more Glucose +133.3%
Contains more Fructose +67%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +185.7%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tomato sauce Pizza
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato sauce Pizza Opinion
Net carbs 3.81g 31.03g Pizza
Protein 1.2g 11.39g Pizza
Fats 0.3g 9.69g Pizza
Carbs 5.31g 33.33g Pizza
Calories 24kcal 266kcal Pizza
Starch 26.95g Pizza
Fructose 1.67g 1g Tomato sauce
Sugar 3.56g 3.58g Tomato sauce
Fiber 1.5g 2.3g Pizza
Calcium 14mg 188mg Pizza
Iron 0.96mg 2.48mg Pizza
Magnesium 15mg 24mg Pizza
Phosphorus 27mg 216mg Pizza
Potassium 297mg 172mg Tomato sauce
Sodium 11mg 598mg Tomato sauce
Zinc 0.22mg 1.34mg Pizza
Copper 0.115mg 0.105mg Tomato sauce
Manganese 0.113mg 0.36mg Pizza
Selenium 0.6µg 19.9µg Pizza
Vitamin A 435IU 358IU Tomato sauce
Vitamin A RAE 22µg 69µg Pizza
Vitamin E 1.44mg 0.83mg Tomato sauce
Vitamin C 7mg 1.4mg Tomato sauce
Vitamin B1 0.024mg 0.39mg Pizza
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.195mg Pizza
Vitamin B3 0.991mg 3.825mg Pizza
Vitamin B5 0.309mg Tomato sauce
Vitamin B6 0.098mg 0.08mg Tomato sauce
Folate 9µg 93µg Pizza
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.42µg Pizza
Choline 9.9mg 16.4mg Pizza
Vitamin K 2.8µg 6.7µg Pizza
Tryptophan 0.009mg Tomato sauce
Threonine 0.037mg 0.41mg Pizza
Isoleucine 0.025mg 0.564mg Pizza
Leucine 0.034mg 1.139mg Pizza
Lysine 0.037mg 0.77mg Pizza
Methionine 0.008mg 0.264mg Pizza
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.664mg Pizza
Valine 0.025mg 0.72mg Pizza
Histidine 0.02mg 0.355mg Pizza
Cholesterol 0mg 17mg Tomato sauce
Trans Fat 0g 0.241g Tomato sauce
Saturated Fat 0.041g 4.465g Tomato sauce
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.004g Pizza
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.004g Pizza
Monounsaturated Fat 0.044g 2.608g Pizza
Polyunsaturated fat 0.121g 1.681g Pizza
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.003g Pizza
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.367g Pizza
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Pizza
Omega-3 - ALA 0.175g Pizza
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.009g Pizza

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato sauce Pizza
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Tomato sauce
33%
Pizza
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Tomato sauce
58%
Pizza

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato sauce
Tomato sauce is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato sauce
Tomato sauce contains less Sodium (difference - 587mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tomato sauce
Tomato sauce is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato sauce
Tomato sauce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.424g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato sauce
Tomato sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pizza
Pizza is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tomato sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169074/nutrients
  2. Pizza - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173292/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.