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Tomato vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Tomato and Brussels sprout?

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus and Vitamin B2 in Brussels sprout is higher than in Tomato.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 141% more.

We used Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Brussels sprouts, raw types in this article.

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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
Tomato
1
:
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Calcium +320%
Contains more Potassium +64.1%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%

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
Tomato
1
:
Contains more Vitamin A +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +63%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2140.5%
Contains more Folate +306.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 754
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Contains more Vitamin A +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +63%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2140.5%
Contains more Folate +306.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 754

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
16
Tomato
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
23
Brussels sprout

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
5%
Tomato
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Tomato
1%
Brussels sprout

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 Brussels sprout
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato Brussels sprout
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?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 0.43g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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 Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 18 43 Brussels sprout
Protein 0.88 3.38 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.2 0.3 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 13.7 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 3.89 8.95 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 1.4 Brussels sprout
Calcium 10 42 Brussels sprout
Potassium 237 389 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 11 23 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.63 2.2 Brussels sprout
Fiber 1.2 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.059 0.07 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.17 0.42 Brussels sprout
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 69 Brussels sprout
Sodium 5 25 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 754 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.09 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.594 0.745 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.309 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 15 61 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.062 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 0.023 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.006 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.027 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.018 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.025 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.027 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.006 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.027 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.018 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.014 0.076 Brussels sprout
Fructose 1.37 0.93 Tomato

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/nutrients
  2. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.