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Table 5 Proximate analysis, vitamins contents and minerals contents of the fresh samples of tomato (S. lycopersicum L.) and broccoli (B. oleracea L. Italica)

From: Resistin mediates tomato and broccoli extract effects on glucose homeostasis in high fat diet-induced obesity in rats

Item   Tomato Broccoli
Proximate analysis Nutritive Value 24.32 Kcal 41.76 Kcal
  Percentage/Fresh weight
Moisture content 93.7 % 88.6 %
Total ash 0.46 % 0.87 %
Total carbohydrates 4.2 % 6.9 %
Total lipids 0.44 % 0.32 %
Total proteins 0.89 % 2.82 %
Vitamins   Amount in 100 gm fresh weight
Vitamin A (IU) 837 624
Vitamin E (mg) 0.539 0.36
Vitamin C (mg) 24.68 90.02
Vitamin B1 (mg) 0.057 0.121
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.036 0.175
Vitamin B3 (mg) 0.54 0.69
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.007 0.28
Vitamin B12 (mg) NDa NDa
Minerals Potassium (mg) 247.84 317.48
Calcium (mg) 15.98 48.07
Sodium (mg) 73.6 33.96
Chromium (mg) 0.16 0.02
Copper (mg) 0.077 0.029
Manganese (mg) 0.19 0.24
Zinc (mg) 0.21 0.44
  1. aND: Not detected