Food with Nutrition Similar to Tomato


image of tomato

Similar to Tomato

A very popular vegetable, tomato is a good source of Vitamin C and potassium. It also has significant amounts of dietary fiber and Vitamin A. One tomato contains about 33 calories.

A couple foods are fairly similar to tomato nutritionally, particularly plums. In addition, zucchini, honeydew and peas are moderately alike.

We compared the key nutrients in tomato (Vitamin C and potassium) to nutrients in hundreds of other foods with data from USDA.[1]

Summary of the most similar foods by category:
fruits: Plums, Honeydew, Watermelon, Apricot, Mango, Currants, Tangerine, Cantaloupe, Blackberry, Cherries, Peach
plants and vegetables: Zucchini, Peas, Cherry Tomato, Radishes, Cauliflower, Bok Choy, Okra, Lima Beans, Tomato Sauce
The details of the top 20 foods most nutritionally similar to tomato are below.

fruits

There are quite a few fruits or fruit products that offer similar nutritional benefits to tomato. Plums, honeydew, watermelon, apricot and mango are all high in Vitamin C and or potassium.

Plums

image of plums

Similarity: > 95%

Plums contain nutrients similar to tomato, but in smaller amounts overall.

For 100 grams of tomato and plums:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Plums
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
9.5
237
potassium (MG)
157
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0.973 | 0.973 | 1.36 Complete Comparison:
Plums vs. Tomato


Honeydew

image of honeydew

Similarity: > 90%

Honeydew is also high in Vitamin C and potassium.

For 100 grams of tomato and honeydew:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Honeydew
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
18
237
potassium (MG)
228
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0.926 | 0.926 | 0.8 Complete Comparison:
Honeydew vs. Tomato


Watermelon

image of watermelon

Similarity: > 90%

Watermelon contains nutrients similar to tomato, but in smaller amounts overall.

For 100 grams of tomato and watermelon:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Watermelon
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
8.1
237
potassium (MG)
112
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0.913 | 0.913 | 1.03 Complete Comparison:
Watermelon vs. Tomato


Apricot

image of apricot

Similarity: > 90%

Apricot is also high in potassium and contains some of the same nutrients. Also, apricot contains more dietary fiber and Vitamin A than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and apricot:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Apricot
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
10
237
potassium (MG)
259
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0.9 | 0.9 | 1.05 Complete Comparison:
Apricot vs. Tomato


Mango

image of mango

Similarity: 89%

Mango is also high in Vitamin C and contains some of the same nutrients. Also, mango contains more dietary fiber than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and mango:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Mango
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
36
237
potassium (MG)
168
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0.894 | 0.894 | 1.39 Complete Comparison:
Mango vs. Tomato


Currants

image of currants

Similarity: 88%

Currants are also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Also, currants contains more dietary fiber, calcium and iron than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and currants:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Currants
(7/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
41
237
potassium (MG)
275
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0.879 | 0.879 | 1.6 Complete Comparison:
Currants vs. Tomato


Tangerine

image of tangerine

Similarity: 88%

Tangerine is also high in Vitamin C and contains some of the same nutrients. Also, tangerine contains more dietary fiber and calcium than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and tangerine:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Tangerine
(1/2 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
27
237
potassium (MG)
166
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0.877 | 0.877 | 1.06 Complete Comparison:
Tangerine vs. Tomato


Cantaloupe

image of cantaloupe

Similarity: 88%

Cantaloupe is also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Also, cantaloupe contains more Vitamin A and riboflavin than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and cantaloupe:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Cantaloupe
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
37
237
potassium (MG)
267
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0.875 | 0.875 | 1.69 Complete Comparison:
Cantaloupe vs. Tomato


Blackberry

image of blackberry

Similarity: 87%

Blackberry is also high in Vitamin C and contains some of the same nutrients. Also, blackberry contains more dietary fiber and calcium than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and blackberry:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Blackberry
(3/4 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
21
237
potassium (MG)
162
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0.871 | 0.871 | 1.79 Complete Comparison:
Blackberry vs. Tomato


Cherries

image of cherries

Similarity: 87%

Cherries are also high in potassium and contains some of the same nutrients. Also, cherries contains more dietary fiber than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and cherries:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Cherries
(3/4 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
7
237
potassium (MG)
222
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0.866 | 0.866 | 1.39 Complete Comparison:
Cherries vs. Tomato


Peach

image of peach

Similarity: 86%

Peach contains nutrients similar to tomato, but in smaller amounts overall.

For 100 grams of tomato and peach:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Peach
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
4.1
237
potassium (MG)
122
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0.858 | 0.858 | 0.65 Complete Comparison:
Peach vs. Tomato


plants and vegetables

There are quite a few plants and vegetables that offer similar nutritional benefits to tomato. Zucchini, peas, cherry tomato, radishes and cauliflower are all high in Vitamin C and or potassium.

Zucchini

image of zucchini

Similarity: > 90%

Zucchini is also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Also, zucchini contains more riboflavin and Vitamin B6 than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and zucchini:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Zucchini
(3/4 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
18
237
potassium (MG)
261
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0.938 | 0.938 | 1.19 Complete Comparison:
Zucchini vs. Tomato


Peas

image of peas

Similarity: > 90%

Peas are also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Moreover, peas contains more dietary fiber, protein, calcium and iron than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and peas:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Peas
(3/4 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
40
237
potassium (MG)
244
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0.916 | 0.916 | 3.03 Complete Comparison:
Peas vs. Tomato


Cherry Tomato

image of cherry tomato

Similarity: > 90%

Cherry tomato is also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Also, cherry tomato contains more Vitamin A than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and cherry tomato:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Cherry Tomato
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
16
237
potassium (MG)
212
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0.906 | 0.906 | 0.94 Complete Comparison:
Cherry Tomato vs. Tomato


Radishes

image of radishes

Similarity: > 90%

Radishes are also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Also, radishes contains more dietary fiber and calcium than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and radishes:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Radishes
(7/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
15
237
potassium (MG)
233
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0.904 | 0.904 | 1.82 Complete Comparison:
Radishes vs. Tomato


Cauliflower

image of cauliflower

Similarity: > 90%

Cauliflower is also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Moreover, cauliflower contains more dietary fiber, calcium, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and cauliflower:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Cauliflower
(7/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
48
237
potassium (MG)
299
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0.903 | 0.903 | 2.28 Complete Comparison:
Cauliflower vs. Tomato


Bok Choy

image of bok choy

Similarity: 89%

Bok choy is also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Moreover, bok choy contains more Vitamin A, calcium, iron, Vitamin B6 and folate than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and bok choy:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Bok Choy
(1.5 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
45
237
potassium (MG)
252
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0.892 | 0.892 | 2.48 Complete Comparison:
Bok Choy vs. Tomato


Okra

image of okra

Similarity: 89%

Okra is also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Moreover, okra contains more dietary fiber, calcium, thiamin, Vitamin B6 and folate than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and okra:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Okra
(1 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
23
237
potassium (MG)
299
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0.885 | 0.885 | 2.65 Complete Comparison:
Okra vs. Tomato


Lima Beans

image of lima beans

Similarity: 88%

Lima beans are also high in Vitamin C and potassium. Moreover, lima beans contains more dietary fiber, protein, calcium and iron than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and lima beans:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Lima Beans
(5/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
23
237
potassium (MG)
467
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0.875 | 0.875 | 3.18 Complete Comparison:
Lima Beans vs. Tomato


Tomato Sauce

image of tomato sauce

Similarity: 86%

Tomato sauce is also high in potassium and contains some of the same nutrients. Also, tomato sauce contains more iron than tomato.

For 100 grams of tomato and tomato sauce:


Tomato
(5/8 cup)
Tomato Sauce
(3/8 cup)
14
Vitamin C (MG)
7
237
potassium (MG)
297
View More
0.858 | 0.858 | 2.17 Complete Comparison:
Tomato Sauce vs. Tomato



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