Tomatoes, Ripe Red

Tomatoes, Red, Ripe, Raw, Year Round Average [Includes USDA Commodity Food A238, A233] has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 3.92g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 0.88 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Tomatoes, Red, Ripe, Raw, Year Round Average [Includes USDA Commodity Food A238, A233], and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat9%
 Calories from Carbs75%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A833 IU16.7%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent42 mcg
Alpha Carotene101 mcg
Beta Carotene449 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene2573.3 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin123 mcg
Vitamin C12.7 mg21.2%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0.54 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.1 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K7.9 mcg9.9%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.04 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.02 mg1.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Niacin0.59 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.08 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Folate15 mcg3.7%Top 30%High
Food Folate15 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents15 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.09 mg0.89%Mid 40%Average
Choline6.7 mg
Betaine0.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium10 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.27 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium11 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus24 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium237 mg6.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium5 mg0.2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.17 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.06 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.11 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0 mcg
Fluoride2.3 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.9 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.2 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars2.6 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose1249.9 mg
Fructose1370.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.88 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan6 mg
Threonine27 mg
Isoleucine18 mg
Leucine25 mg
Lysine27 mg
Methionine6 mg
Cystine9 mg
Phenylalanine67 mg
Tyrosine14 mg
Valine18 mg
Arginine21 mg
Histidine14 mg
Alanine27 mg
Aspartic Acid135 mg
Glutamic Acid431 mg
Glycine19 mg
Proline15 mg
Serine26 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.2 g0.31%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.03 g0.14%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids3 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids80 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water94.5 g
Ash0.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 18 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g 0.14%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 3.9 g 1.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 0.88 g 1.8%

Vitamin A 16.7% Vitamin C 21.2%

Calcium 1% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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