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Carrot vs Tomato juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Carrot and Tomato juice

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6, however Tomato juice is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 90% more than Tomato juice.
  • Tomato juice has 7 times less Fiber than Carrot. Carrot has 2.8g of Fiber, while Tomato juice has 0.4g.
  • Tomato juice contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Carrots, raw and Tomato juice, canned, without salt added.

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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
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.2%
Contains more Potassium +47.5%
Contains more Zinc +118.2%
Contains more Iron +30%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 15% 8% 9% 20% 2% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.2%
Contains more Potassium +47.5%
Contains more Zinc +118.2%
Contains more Iron +30%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Copper - 0.042

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
Carrot
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +3612.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +473.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1088.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Equal in Folate - 20
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 27% 7% 0% 234% 25% 18% 13% 0% 17% 15% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3612.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +473.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1088.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Equal in Folate - 20

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Tomato juice Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 3.13g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 0.85g Carrot
Fats 0.24g 0.29g Tomato juice
Carbs 9.58g 3.53g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 17kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g 1.33g Tomato juice
Sugar 4.74g 2.58g Tomato juice
Fiber 2.8g 0.4g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 10mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.39mg Tomato juice
Magnesium 12mg 11mg Carrot
Phosphorus 35mg 19mg Carrot
Potassium 320mg 217mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 10mg Tomato juice
Zinc 0.24mg 0.11mg Carrot
Copper 0.045mg 0.042mg Carrot
Vitamin A 16706IU 450IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.32mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 70.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.078mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.673mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.07mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 20µg Tomato juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 2.3µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.006mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg 0.026mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.017mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.024mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.026mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.005mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.026mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg 0.017mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg 0.014mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.019g Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.005g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.027g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Carrot
30
Tomato juice
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
9
Tomato juice

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 food.
Protein
6%
Carrot
5%
Tomato juice
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
4%
Tomato juice
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Tomato juice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/nutrients
  2. Tomato juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170545/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.