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Cucumber vs Tomato juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cucumber and Tomato juice

  • Cucumber has more Vitamin K, while Tomato juice has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Tomato juice's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 75% higher.
  • Tomato juice contains 7 times less Vitamin K than Cucumber. Cucumber contains 16.4µg of Vitamin K, while Tomato juice contains 2.3µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cucumber, with peel, 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 +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Iron +39.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 15% 8% 9% 20% 2% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Iron +39.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.6%
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
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Contains more Vitamin K +613%
Contains more Vitamin A +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2403.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
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 K +613%
Contains more Vitamin A +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2403.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +185.7%

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.
Cucumber Tomato juice
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Tomato juice Opinion
Net carbs 3.13g 3.13g
Protein 0.65g 0.85g Tomato juice
Fats 0.11g 0.29g Tomato juice
Carbs 3.63g 3.53g Cucumber
Calories 15kcal 17kcal Tomato juice
Starch 0.83g g Cucumber
Fructose 0.87g 1.33g Tomato juice
Sugar 1.67g 2.58g Cucumber
Fiber 0.5g 0.4g Cucumber
Calcium 16mg 10mg Cucumber
Iron 0.28mg 0.39mg Tomato juice
Magnesium 13mg 11mg Cucumber
Phosphorus 24mg 19mg Cucumber
Potassium 147mg 217mg Tomato juice
Sodium 2mg 10mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.2mg 0.11mg Cucumber
Copper 0.041mg 0.042mg Tomato juice
Vitamin A 105IU 450IU Tomato juice
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.32mg Tomato juice
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.8mg 70.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.033mg 0.078mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.098mg 0.673mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.259mg mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.07mg Tomato juice
Folate 7µg 20µg Tomato juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 16.4µg 2.3µg Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.006mg Tomato juice
Threonine 0.019mg 0.026mg Tomato juice
Isoleucine 0.021mg 0.017mg Cucumber
Leucine 0.029mg 0.024mg Cucumber
Lysine 0.029mg 0.026mg Cucumber
Methionine 0.006mg 0.005mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.026mg Tomato juice
Valine 0.022mg 0.017mg Cucumber
Histidine 0.01mg 0.014mg Tomato juice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.019g Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.005g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032g 0.027g Cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cucumber 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
9
Cucumber
30
Tomato juice
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
5%
Tomato juice
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
4%
Tomato juice
Fats
1%
Cucumber
1%
Tomato juice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.