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Tomato vs. Tomato paste — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tomato and Tomato paste

  • Tomato paste is higher than Tomato in Copper, Iron, Vitamin E , Potassium, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin C.
  • Tomato paste covers your daily Copper needs 34% more than Tomato.

Food varieties used in this article are Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Tomato products, canned, paste, without salt added.

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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 -91.5%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +1003.7%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.8%
Contains more Potassium +327.8%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Copper +518.6%
Contains more Manganese +164.9%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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 11% 112% 30% 36% 90% 8% 18% 122% 40% 29%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +1003.7%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.8%
Contains more Potassium +327.8%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Copper +518.6%
Contains more Manganese +164.9%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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 Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +696.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +705.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170%
Contains more Choline +474.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +44.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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 92% 86% 0% 73% 15% 36% 58% 9% 50% 9% 0% 22% 29%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +696.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +705.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170%
Contains more Choline +474.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +44.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +28.6%
Contains more Protein +390.9%
Contains more Fats +135%
Contains more Carbs +386.1%
Contains more Other +449%
4% 95%
Protein: 0.88 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 3.89 g
Water: 94.52 g
Other: 0.51 g
4% 19% 74% 3%
Protein: 4.32 g
Fats: 0.47 g
Carbs: 18.91 g
Water: 73.5 g
Other: 2.8 g
Contains more Water +28.6%
Contains more Protein +390.9%
Contains more Fats +135%
Contains more Carbs +386.1%
Contains more Other +449%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -72%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +116.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.8%
20% 22% 58%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.031 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.083 g
31% 20% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.067 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.16 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -72%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +116.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.8%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +360%
Contains more Fructose +327%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
48% 52%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.25 g
Fructose: 1.37 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
2% 2% 46% 47% 2%
Starch: 0.22 g
Sucrose: 0.3 g
Glucose: 5.75 g
Fructose: 5.85 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.28 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +360%
Contains more Fructose +327%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Tomato paste Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 14.81g Tomato paste
Protein 0.88g 4.32g Tomato paste
Fats 0.2g 0.47g Tomato paste
Carbs 3.89g 18.91g Tomato paste
Calories 18kcal 82kcal Tomato paste
Starch 0g 0.22g Tomato paste
Fructose 1.37g 5.85g Tomato paste
Sugar 2.63g 12.18g Tomato
Fiber 1.2g 4.1g Tomato paste
Calcium 10mg 36mg Tomato paste
Iron 0.27mg 2.98mg Tomato paste
Magnesium 11mg 42mg Tomato paste
Phosphorus 24mg 83mg Tomato paste
Potassium 237mg 1014mg Tomato paste
Sodium 5mg 59mg Tomato
Zinc 0.17mg 0.63mg Tomato paste
Copper 0.059mg 0.365mg Tomato paste
Manganese 0.114mg 0.302mg Tomato paste
Selenium 0µg 5.3µg Tomato paste
Vitamin A 833IU 1525IU Tomato paste
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 76µg Tomato paste
Vitamin E 0.54mg 4.3mg Tomato paste
Vitamin C 13.7mg 21.9mg Tomato paste
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.06mg Tomato paste
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.153mg Tomato paste
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 3.076mg Tomato paste
Vitamin B5 0.089mg 0.142mg Tomato paste
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.216mg Tomato paste
Folate 15µg 12µg Tomato
Choline 6.7mg 38.5mg Tomato paste
Vitamin K 7.9µg 11.4µg Tomato paste
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.031mg Tomato paste
Threonine 0.027mg 0.133mg Tomato paste
Isoleucine 0.018mg 0.089mg Tomato paste
Leucine 0.025mg 0.124mg Tomato paste
Lysine 0.027mg 0.134mg Tomato paste
Methionine 0.006mg 0.027mg Tomato paste
Phenylalanine 0.027mg 0.13mg Tomato paste
Valine 0.018mg 0.088mg Tomato paste
Histidine 0.014mg 0.071mg Tomato paste
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.1g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.067g Tomato paste
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.16g Tomato paste

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomato Tomato paste
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
37%
Tomato paste
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Tomato
49%
Tomato paste

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato paste
Tomato paste is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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. Tomato paste - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170459/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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