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Tomato vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tomato and Rutabagas

  • Tomato is richer in Vitamin K, yet Rutabagas are richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Rutabagas is 13% higher.
  • Tomato contains 26 times more Vitamin K than Rutabagas. Tomato contains 7.9µg of Vitamin K, while Rutabagas contain 0.3µg.
  • Tomato contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Rutabagas, raw.

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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 -58.3%
Contains more Copper +84.4%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Iron +63%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Copper +84.4%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Iron +63%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.2%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +41550%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +2533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +40%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +41550%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +2533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +40%

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 Rutabagas
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 0.88g 1.08g Rutabagas
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Tomato
Carbs 3.89g 8.62g Rutabagas
Calories 18kcal 37kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0g 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.37g 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 2.63g 4.46g Tomato
Fiber 1.2g 2.3g Rutabagas
Calcium 10mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.27mg 0.44mg Rutabagas
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 24mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 237mg 305mg Rutabagas
Sodium 5mg 12mg Tomato
Zinc 0.17mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.059mg 0.032mg Tomato
Vitamin A 833IU 2IU Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.3mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13.7mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 0.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.089mg 0.16mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.1mg Rutabagas
Folate 15µg 21µg Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.9µg 0.3µg Tomato
Tryptophan 0.006mg mg Tomato
Threonine 0.027mg mg Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018mg mg Tomato
Leucine 0.025mg mg Tomato
Lysine 0.027mg mg Tomato
Methionine 0.006mg mg Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027mg mg Tomato
Valine 0.018mg mg Tomato
Histidine 0.014mg mg Tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.025g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.088g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomato Rutabagas
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Tomato
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato
Tomato is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.