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Smoothie vs Juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Smoothie and Juice?

  • Smoothie is higher in Vitamin C, yet Juice is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B12.
  • Juice's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 32% more.
  • Smoothie has 21 times more Calcium than Juice. While Smoothie has 41mg of Calcium, Juice has only 2mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Smoothie is lower.

We used Beverages, V8 SPLASH Smoothies, Strawberry Banana and Beverages, Orange juice drink types 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
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6
Juice
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Calcium +1950%
Contains more Potassium +75%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 13% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 4% 3% 6% 1% 2% 1%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Calcium +1950%
Contains more Potassium +75%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%

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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8
Juice
Contains more Vitamin C +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +827.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +509.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 82% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0% 16% 0% 19% 30% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 3% 1% 0% 96% 100% 94% 4% 116% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +827.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +509.8%

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
14
Smoothie
39
Juice
Mineral Summary Score
3
Smoothie
2
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%
Smoothie
1%
Juice
Carbohydrates
8%
Smoothie
13%
Juice
Fats
0%
Smoothie
0%
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.
Smoothie Juice
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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ok
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Smoothie Juice
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Smoothie
Smoothie is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Smoothie
Smoothie is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Juice
Juice contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Juice
Juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoothie Juice Opinion
Calories 37 54 Juice
Protein 1.22 0.2 Smoothie
Fats 0 0
Vitamin C 24.5 15 Smoothie
Carbs 8.16 13.41 Juice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D
Iron 0.15 0.11 Smoothie
Calcium 41 2 Smoothie
Potassium 24 42 Juice
Magnesium 3 Juice
Sugar 7.35 9.36 Smoothie
Fiber 0 0.2 Juice
Copper 0.018 Juice
Zinc 0.02 Juice
Starch
Phosphorus 4 Juice
Sodium 29 2 Juice
Vitamin A 408 44 Smoothie
Vitamin E 0.02 Juice
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.38 Juice
Vitamin B2 0.43 Juice
Vitamin B3 0.816 5 Juice
Vitamin B5 0.06 Juice
Vitamin B6 0.082 0.5 Juice
Vitamin B12 0.24 0 Smoothie
Vitamin K 0 Juice
Folate 4 Juice
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 Juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.01 Juice
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Smoothie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174829/nutrients
  2. Juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169044/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.