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Onion vs Tomato juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Onion and Tomato juice different?

  • Onion is richer in Fiber, while Tomato juice is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Tomato juice covers your daily need of Vitamin C 70% more than Onion.
  • Onion contains 4 times more Fiber than Tomato juice. Onion contains 1.7g of Fiber, while Tomato juice contains 0.4g.
  • Tomato juice is lower in Sugar.

Onions, raw and Tomato juice, canned, without salt added types were 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 +130%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 3% 20% 8% 14% 3% 9% 2%
Contains more Calcium +130%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +48.6%
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
Onion
2
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +847.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +22400%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +480.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +475%
Equal in Folate - 20
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 25% 1% 1% 0% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 0% 1% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 234% 27% 7% 0% 25% 18% 13% 0% 17% 0% 6% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +847.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +22400%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +188.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +480.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +475%
Equal in Folate - 20

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
8
Onion
30
Tomato juice
Mineral Summary Score
8
Onion
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
7%
Onion
5%
Tomato juice
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
4%
Tomato juice
Fats
0%
Onion
1%
Tomato juice

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Onion Tomato juice Opinion
Calories 40 17 Onion
Protein 1.1 0.85 Onion
Fats 0.1 0.29 Tomato juice
Vitamin C 7.4 70.1 Tomato juice
Net carbs 7.639999866485596 3.130000114440918 Onion
Carbs 9.34 3.53 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.21 0.39 Tomato juice
Calcium 23 10 Onion
Potassium 146 217 Tomato juice
Magnesium 10 11 Tomato juice
Sugar 4.24 2.58 Tomato juice
Fiber 1.7 0.4 Onion
Copper 0.039 0.042 Tomato juice
Zinc 0.17 0.11 Onion
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 29 19 Onion
Sodium 4 10 Onion
Vitamin A 2 450 Tomato juice
Vitamin E 0.02 0.32 Tomato juice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.1 Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.078 Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.116 0.673 Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.123 Onion
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.07 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 2.3 Tomato juice
Folate 19 20 Tomato juice
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.019 Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.005 Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.027 Tomato juice
Tryptophan 0.014 0.006 Onion
Threonine 0.021 0.026 Tomato juice
Isoleucine 0.014 0.017 Tomato juice
Leucine 0.025 0.024 Onion
Lysine 0.039 0.026 Onion
Methionine 0.002 0.005 Tomato juice
Phenylalanine 0.025 0.026 Tomato juice
Valine 0.021 0.017 Onion
Histidine 0.014 0.014
Fructose 1.29 1.33 Tomato juice

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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.