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Sun-dried Tomatoes review: 68 facts and highlights

Sun-dried Tomatoes

Why is Sun-dried Tomatoes better than the average?

  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    1079kJvs190.21kJ
  • more proteins per 100g
    14.11gvs2.41g
  • more lipids per 100g
    2.97gvs0.41g
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    55.76gvs9.64g
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    12.3gvs2.7g
  • more calcium content per 100g
    110mgvs60.51mg
  • more iron content per 100g
    9.09mgvs1.29mg
  • more magnesium per 100g
    194mgvs36.41mg

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. higher water content per 100g

14.56g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

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96.1g

2. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

1079kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

1493kJ

3. more proteins per 100g

14.11g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

14.11g

4. more lipids per 100g

2.97g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

15.85g

5. more dietary fiber per 100g

12.3g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

26.8g

6. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

258kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

357kcal

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

55.76g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

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Dehydrated Onion Flakes

83.28g

2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

37.59g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

Best

Watercress

0.2g

Minerals

1. more calcium content per 100g

110mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

625mg

2. more magnesium per 100g

194mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

770mg

3. more potassium per 100g

3427mg

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

3427mg

4. more manganese per 100g

1.85mg

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

Best

Fireweed Leaves

6.7mg

5. more iron content per 100g

9.09mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

21.4mg

6. more ash per 100g

12.6g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

12.6g

Vitamins

1. more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g

0.01mg

Vitamin E Alpha (d-alpha-tocopherol) is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, strengthens the immune system and prevents blood clotting.

Best

Tomato Powder

12.25mg

2. more thiamin per 100g

0.53mg

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.

Best

Tomato Powder

0.91mg

3. more vitamin D per 100g

0IU

Rarely present in foods, vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin usually obtained through sun exposure. It facilitates the absorption of calcium which is essential for bone health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

1123IU

4. more vitamin D2 and D3 per 100g

0µg

D2 is produced by plants and D3 by the human skin when exposed to sunlight. Their main role is to maintain normal calcium and phosphorus blood levels, helping to promote bone and teeth health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

28.1µg

5. more vitamin E (added) per 100g

0mg

The added amount of vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopherol) is a synthetic form of the natural vitamin E that is added to foods to increase their nutritional value.

Best

Green Leaf Lettuce

0mg

6. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

874IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Carrot, dehydrated

68466IU

Amino acids

1. more valine per 100g

0.36g

Valine is an essential amino acid promoting normal growth, tissue repair, blood sugar regulation, muscle coordination, emotions and mental vigor. It helps maintaining proper nitrogen balance in the body and can serve as an energy source for muscle tissues.

Best

Drumstick Leaves

0.61g

2. more tryptophan per 100g

0.1g

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.

Best

Winged Bean Tuber

0.25g

3. more isoleucine per 100g

0.34g

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

Best

Green Soybeans

0.57g

4. more leucine per 100g

0.52g

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

Best

Green Soybeans

0.93g

5. more lysine per 100g

0.52g

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

Best

Green Soybeans

0.78g

6. more methionine per 100g

0.12g

Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

Best

Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

0.18g

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