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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Manganese +131.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Copper - 0.061
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20% 15% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21% 35% 8%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Iron +107.4%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.8%
Contains more Potassium +10.1%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Manganese +131.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Tomato
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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 A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Choline +277.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 4% 20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 14% 212%
Contains more Vitamin E +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.7%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Choline +277.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +973.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +29.5%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Other +54.9%
Equal in Carbs - 3.81
Equal in Water - 93.54
4% 95%
Protein: 0.88 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 3.89 g
Water: 94.52 g
Other: 0.51 g
4% 94%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 3.81 g
Water: 93.54 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Protein +29.5%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Other +54.9%
Equal in Carbs - 3.81
Equal in Water - 93.54

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +61.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +297.6%
20% 22% 58%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.031 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.083 g
22% 10% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +61.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +297.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 1.31g Tomato
Protein 0.88g 1.14g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.2g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.89g 3.81g Tomato
Calories 18kcal 22kcal Chinese broccoli
Fructose 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 2.63g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.2g 2.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 10mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.27mg 0.56mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 11mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 24mg 41mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 237mg 261mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 5mg 7mg Tomato
Zinc 0.17mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.059mg 0.061mg Chinese broccoli
Manganese 0.114mg 0.264mg Chinese broccoli
Selenium 0µg 1.3µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 833IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 82µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.48mg Tomato
Vitamin C 13.7mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 0.437mg Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.089mg 0.159mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.07mg Tomato
Folate 15µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Choline 6.7mg 25.3mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin K 7.9µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.006mg Tomato
Threonine 0.027mg Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018mg Tomato
Leucine 0.025mg Tomato
Lysine 0.027mg Tomato
Methionine 0.006mg Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027mg Tomato
Valine 0.018mg Tomato
Histidine 0.014mg Tomato
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.11g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomato Chinese broccoli
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
15%
Tomato
46%
Chinese broccoli
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Tomato
18%
Chinese broccoli

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 glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.79g)
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)

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 - 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.