Find out top tomato nutrition facts and the nutrient content in tomatoes.
Tomatoes have good amounts of some basic necessary nutrients.
One medium sized-tomato provides over a third of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C, and nearly a third of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A.
Tomatoes are also a great source of fiber, carbohydrate, potassium and iron.
Tomatoes have low amounts of potentially unhealthy nutrients. Too much fat and sodium can exacerbate many health issues for millions. Tomatoes are low in each of these nutrients.
Tomatoes have high amounts of special nutrients. Tomatoes are an outstanding source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been shown to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Serving size: this information presents nutrient amounts for 1 cup fresh, chopped tomato (approximately 1/3 pound or 1 average size tomato)
Approximate serving size equivalents:
8-10 cherry tomatoes
2-3 small tomatoes
1/8 cup tomato paste
8 ounces canned tomatoes (1 cup)
½ cup tomato juice
|Total carbohydrates||7.1 grams||2%|
|Dietary fiber||2.2 grams||n/a|
|Total fat||0.4 grams||1%|
|Saturated fat||0.1 grams||n/a|
|Monosaturated fat||0.1 grams||n/a|
|Polyunsaturated fat||0.1 grams||n/a|
|Total omega-3 fatty acids||5.4 mg||n/a|
|Total omega-6 fatty acids||144 mg||n/a|
|Vitamin A||1499 IU||30%|
|Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)||0.1 mg||4%|
|Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)||0.01 mg||2%|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||1.1 mg||5%|
|Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)||0.2 mg||2%|
|Vitamin B6||0.1 mg||7%|
|Vitamin C||22.9 mg||38%|
|Vitamin E||1.0 mg||5%|
|Vitamin K||14.2 mcg||18%|
Source: Nutrient data for this listing was provided by USDA
Percent Daily Values (% DV) are for adults or children aged 4 or older, and are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Individual daily values may be higher or lower based on personal needs.
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