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Jícama vs Tomato juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jícama and Tomato juice different?

  • Jícama is higher in Fiber, however Tomato juice is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Tomato juice is 55% higher.
  • Jícama contains 12 times more Fiber than Tomato juice. While Jícama contains 4.9g of Fiber, Tomato juice contains only 0.4g.

Yambean (jicama), raw and Tomato juice, canned, without salt added are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +20%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 9% 8% 14% 1% 5% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 15% 8% 9% 20% 2% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Copper +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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 E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2042.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +247%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +666.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 10% 0% 68% 5% 7% 4% 9% 10% 9% 0% 1%
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 E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2042.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +247%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +169%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +666.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jícama Tomato juice Opinion
Net carbs 3.92g 3.13g Jícama
Protein 0.72g 0.85g Tomato juice
Fats 0.09g 0.29g Tomato juice
Carbs 8.82g 3.53g Jícama
Calories 38kcal 17kcal Jícama
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.33g Tomato juice
Sugar 1.8g 2.58g Jícama
Fiber 4.9g 0.4g Jícama
Calcium 12mg 10mg Jícama
Iron 0.6mg 0.39mg Jícama
Magnesium 12mg 11mg Jícama
Phosphorus 18mg 19mg Tomato juice
Potassium 150mg 217mg Tomato juice
Sodium 4mg 10mg Jícama
Zinc 0.16mg 0.11mg Jícama
Copper 0.048mg 0.042mg Jícama
Vitamin A 21IU 450IU Tomato juice
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.32mg Jícama
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.2mg 70.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.078mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.673mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.135mg mg Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.07mg Tomato juice
Folate 12µg 20µg Tomato juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 2.3µg Tomato juice
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Tomato juice
Threonine 0.018mg 0.026mg Tomato juice
Isoleucine 0.016mg 0.017mg Tomato juice
Leucine 0.025mg 0.024mg Jícama
Lysine 0.026mg 0.026mg
Methionine 0.007mg 0.005mg Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.026mg Tomato juice
Valine 0.022mg 0.017mg Jícama
Histidine 0.019mg 0.014mg Jícama
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.019g Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.005g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043g 0.027g Jícama

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jícama 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
10
Jícama
30
Tomato juice
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jícama
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%
Jícama
5%
Tomato juice
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
4%
Tomato juice
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Tomato juice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Jícama - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170073/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.