The water content of tomatoes is around 95%. The other 5% consist mainly carbohydrates and fiber.
One medium sized tomato (123 grams) contains only 22 calories.
The table below contains detailed information on the nutrients found in tomatoes
Carbohydrates make up 4% of raw tomatoes, which amounts to less than 5 grams of carbs for an average sized tomato (123 grams).
Simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose, make up almost 70% of the carbohydrate content.
Tomatoes are a good source of fiber, providing about 1.5 grams per average sized tomato.
Most of the fibers (87%) in tomatoes are insoluble, in the form of hemicellulose, cellulose and lignin
Vitamins and Minerals
Tomatoes are a good source of several vitamins and minerals.
Vitamin C: An essential nutrient and antioxidant. One medium sized tomato can provide about 28% of the recommended daily intake.
Potassium: An essential mineral, beneficial for blood pressure control and cardiovascular disease prevention
Vitamin K1: Also known as phylloquinone, vitamin K is important for blood coagulation and bone health