These tomato facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including tomatoes in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include tomatoes in your diet.
- Low in Saturated Fat, Sodium, and Cholesterol
- High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper
The nutritional value of the tomatoes means that it's good for:
- Gaining weight
- Maintaining good general health
Don't eat too many tomatoes if you're interested in:
- Losing weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of the tomato.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Tomato - raw||1 medium (130g)||2.5||1.5||0||75|
|Tomato - canned in juice||250g||8||3||0.5||195|
|Tomato Paste||1 tablespoon||2||1||0||50|
|Sundried Tomatoes - natural||5 pieces (10g)||5.5||1||0.5||110|
|Sundried Tomatoes - in oil, drained||3 pieces (10g)||2.5||0.5||1.5||90|