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Tomato vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tomato and Chinese broccoli different?

  • Tomato contains less Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Manganese, and Fiber than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 64% more than Tomato.
  • Tomato has 3 times more Sugar than Chinese broccoli. Tomato has 2.63g of Sugar, while Chinese broccoli has 0.84g.

Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Broccoli, chinese, cooked types were used 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
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.061
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.061

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%
Contains more Folate +560%
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 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%
Contains more Folate +560%

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
16
Tomato
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
17
Chinese broccoli

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
5%
Tomato
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Tomato
3%
Chinese broccoli

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.
Tomato Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Tomato Chinese broccoli
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 - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.79g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 18 22 Chinese broccoli
Protein 0.88 1.14 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.2 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 13.7 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 2.690000057220459 1.309999942779541 Tomato
Carbs 3.89 3.81 Tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.56 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 10 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 237 261 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 11 18 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 2.63 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.2 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.059 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.17 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 5 7 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.54 0.48 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.594 0.437 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.07 Tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 15 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.11 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018 Tomato
Leucine 0.025 Tomato
Lysine 0.027 Tomato
Methionine 0.006 Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.018 Tomato
Histidine 0.014 Tomato
Fructose 1.37 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 to 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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.