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Jícama vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 0.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jícama Tomato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jícama Tomato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
11
Jícama
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
6
Jícama
7
Tomato

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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4
Tomato
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Copper +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.17
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Copper +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.17

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
6
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2533.3%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
4%
Jícama
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
4%
Tomato
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Tomato

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Jícama Tomato Opinion
Calories 38 18 Jícama
Protein 0.72 0.88 Tomato
Fats 0.09 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 20.2 13.7 Jícama
Carbs 8.82 3.89 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.27 Jícama
Calcium 12 10 Jícama
Potassium 150 237 Tomato
Magnesium 12 11 Jícama
Sugars 1.8 2.63 Tomato
Fiber 4.9 1.2 Jícama
Copper 0.048 0.059 Tomato
Zinc 0.16 0.17 Tomato
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 18 24 Tomato
Sodium 4 5 Jícama
Vitamin A 21 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.46 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.037 Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.019 Jícama
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.594 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.089 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.08 Tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 7.9 Tomato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.028 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.018 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.016 0.018 Tomato
Leucine 0.025 0.025
Lysine 0.026 0.027 Tomato
Methionine 0.007 0.006 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.022 0.018 Jícama
Histidine 0.019 0.014 Jícama
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