Cherry Tomato vs. Tomato

Nutrition comparison of Cherry Tomato and Tomato


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of cherry tomato versus tomato (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in cherry tomato and tomato:

  • Both tomato and cherry tomato are high in Vitamin C and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of cherry tomato and tomato is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Cherry Tomato (Tomatoes, orange, raw) and Tomato (Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Tomato and cherry tomato contain similar amounts of calories - tomato has 18 calories per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 16 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, cherry tomato is heavier in protein, lighter in carbs and similar to tomato for fat. Cherry tomato has a macronutrient ratio of 24:67:9 and for tomato, 17:74:10 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Cherry Tomato Tomato
Protein 24% 17%
Carbohydrates 67% 74%
Fat 9% 10%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Both tomato and cherry tomato are low in carbohydrates - tomato has 3.9g of total carbs per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 3.2g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Tomato and cherry tomato contain similar amounts of dietary fiber - tomato has 1.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 0.9g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Cherry tomato has less sugar than tomato - tomato has 2.6g of sugar per 100 grams and cherry tomato does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

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Tomato and cherry tomato contain similar amounts of protein - tomato has 0.88g of protein per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 1.2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both tomato and cherry tomato are low in saturated fat - tomato has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 0.03g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both tomato and cherry tomato are high in Vitamin C. Tomato is very similar to tomato for Vitamin C - tomato has 13.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 16mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Cherry tomato has 79% more Vitamin A than tomato - tomato has 42ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 75ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Tomato has more Vitamin E than cherry tomato - tomato has 0.54mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and cherry tomato does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Tomato has more Vitamin K than cherry tomato - tomato has 7.9ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and cherry tomato does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Both cherry tomato and tomato contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Cherry Tomato Tomato
Thiamin 0.046 MG 0.037 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.019 MG
Niacin 0.593 MG 0.594 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.186 MG 0.089 MG
Vitamin B6 0.06 MG 0.08 MG
Folate 29 UG 15 UG

Minerals

calcium

Tomato and cherry tomato contain similar amounts of calcium - tomato has 10mg of calcium per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 5mg of calcium.

iron

Tomato and cherry tomato contain similar amounts of iron - tomato has 0.27mg of iron per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 0.47mg of iron.

potassium

Both tomato and cherry tomato are high in potassium. Tomato has 12% more potassium than cherry tomato - tomato has 237mg of potassium per 100 grams and cherry tomato has 212mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both cherry tomato and tomato contain small amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Cherry Tomato Tomato
alpha linoleic acid 0.003 G 0.003 G
Total 0.003 G 0.003 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both cherry tomato and tomato contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Cherry Tomato Tomato
linoleic acid 0.073 G 0.08 G
Total 0.073 G 0.08 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Cherry Tomato (Tomatoes, orange, raw) and Tomato (Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average) .

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