Nutrition for Cherry Tomato

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Cherry Tomato Nutrition Summary

One cup of cherry tomato (158 grams or 0.3 lb) contains 25 calories and 1.8 grams of protein. Cherry tomato consist of 95% water, 3% carbohydrates, 1% protein, and less than 1% of fat.

Cherry tomato is an excellent source of many nutrients, including Vitamin A, Vitamin C and potassium. It also contains significant amounts of dietary fiber and folate.

In one cup of cherry tomato:

  • Calories: 25
  • Protein: 1.8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1.4 g
  • Fat: 0.3 g
  • Sodium: 66.4 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar, saturated fat or cholesterol in cherry tomato.

See the Cherry Tomato Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Tomatoes, orange, raw.

Calories in Cherry Tomato

Cherry tomato has 25 calories per cup or 16 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and protein.

67 percent of calories in cherry tomato are from carbohydrates, 24% of calories are from protein and 9% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 67% of the calories in cherry tomato are from carbohydrates. The carbs in cherry tomato are mostly in the form of dietary fiber (100%). 1 cup of cherry tomato has 6% of daily values or 1.4 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 1.4 g
There is no significant amounts of sugar or starch in cherry tomato.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 9% the calories in cherry tomato are from fat. Cherry tomato is very low in total fat, with 0.3 grams per cup. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in cherry tomato are healthier unsaturated fats:

  • Total fat: 0.3 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol, saturated fat or monounsaturated fat in cherry tomato.

Omega-6 in Cherry Tomato

A source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of cherry tomato contains a total of 0.1 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in cherry tomato comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.12 g

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Protein in Cherry Tomato

One cup of cherry tomato has 1.8 grams of protein or about 4% of daily recommended intake. Cherry tomato is relatively low in protein, and is not a source of complete protein, containing little or small amounts of the majority of the nine essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 1.83 g
  • Threonine: 0.05 g
  • Isoleucine: 0.04 g
  • Leucine: 0.07 g
  • Lysine: 0.07 g
  • Phenylalanine: 0.05 g
  • Valine: 0.05 g
  • Histidine: 0.03 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan or methionine in cherry tomato.

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Vitamins and Minerals in Cherry Tomato

An good source of many nutrients, cherry tomato contains abundant amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and potassium. In fact, a single cup of cherry tomato contains 34% of recommended daily values or 25.3 mg of Vitamin C. Also an excellent source of Vitamin A, a single cup of cherry tomato contains 17% of recommended daily values or 118.5 ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamins in cherry tomato (1 cup):
  • Vitamin a: 118.5 ug
  • Thiamin: 0.1 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin b6: 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin c: 25.3 mg
  • Folate: 45.8 ug
Minerals in cherry tomato (1 cup):
  • Calcium: 7.9 mg
  • Potassium: 335 mg
  • Iron: 0.7 mg
  • Magnesium: 12.6 mg
  • Zinc: 0.2 mg
  • Selenium: 0.6 ug
  • Phosphorus: 45.8 mg
  • Copper: 0.1 mg
  • Manganese: 0.1 mg
There is no significant amounts of choline, pantothenic acid, vitamin e, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in cherry tomato.

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Cherry Tomato Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Cherry Tomato in Cooking

Cherry tomato is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Cherry Tomato can be consumed raw and is often halved or sliced before cooking or serving. Most recipes call for one or two pints of cherry tomato.

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