Chocolate Ice Cream vs. Tomato

Nutrition comparison of Chocolate Ice Cream and Tomato


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

We compared the nutritional contents of chocolate ice cream versus tomato (100g each) below using 2019 USDA and NIH data[1].

You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Chocolate ice cream is high in calories and tomato has less calories than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 216kcal of calories per 100 grams and tomato has 18kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Chocolate ice cream and tomato contain similar amounts of dietary fiber - chocolate ice cream has 1.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and tomato has 1.2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Chocolate ice cream is high in sugar and tomato has less sugar than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 25.4g of sugar per 100 grams and tomato has 2.6g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Chocolate ice cream has more protein than tomato - chocolate ice cream has 3.8g of protein per 100 grams and tomato has 0.88g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Chocolate ice cream is high in saturated fat and tomato has less saturated fat than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 6.8g of saturated fat per 100 grams and tomato has 0.03g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Tomato is a great source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than chocolate ice cream - chocolate ice cream has 0.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and tomato has 13.7mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Chocolate ice cream is a great source of Vitamin A and it has more Vitamin A than tomato - chocolate ice cream has 118ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and tomato has 42ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Chocolate ice cream has more Vitamin D than tomato - chocolate ice cream has 8iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and tomato does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Chocolate ice cream and tomato contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - chocolate ice cream has 0.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and tomato has 0.54mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Chocolate ice cream has more riboflavin, pantothenic acid and vitamin b12. Both chocolate ice cream and tomato contain significant amounts of thiamin, niacin, vitamin b6 and folate.

Chocolate Ice Cream Tomato
Thiamin 0.042 MG 0.037 MG
Riboflavin 0.194 MG 0.019 MG
Niacin 0.226 MG 0.594 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.554 MG 0.089 MG
Vitamin B6 0.055 MG 0.08 MG
Folate 16 UG 15 UG
Vitamin B12 0.29 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Chocolate ice cream is a excellent source of calcium and it has more calcium than tomato - chocolate ice cream has 109mg of calcium per 100 grams and tomato has 10mg of calcium.

iron

Chocolate ice cream has more iron than tomato - chocolate ice cream has 0.93mg of iron per 100 grams and tomato has 0.27mg of iron.

potassium

Both chocolate ice cream and tomato are high in potassium - chocolate ice cream has 249mg of potassium per 100 grams and tomato has 237mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]
For specific types of carotenoids, tomato has more beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, lycopene and lutein + zeaxanthin than chocolate ice cream per 100 grams.

Chocolate Ice Cream Tomato
beta-carotene 19 UG 449 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 101 UG
lycopene ~ 2573 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 123 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, chocolate ice cream has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than tomato per 100 grams.

Chocolate Ice Cream Tomato
alpha linoleic acid 0.15 G 0.003 G
Total 0.15 G 0.003 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, chocolate ice cream has more linoleic acid than tomato per 100 grams.

Chocolate Ice Cream Tomato
linoleic acid 0.25 G 0.08 G
Total 0.25 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: Chocolate Ice Cream (Ice creams, chocolate) and Tomato (Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average) .

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