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Taro vs Tomato juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Taro and Tomato juice

  • Taro is richer in Vitamin B6, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin E , Manganese, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, yet Tomato juice is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Tomato juice is 73% higher.
  • Taro contains 10 times more Fiber than Tomato juice. Taro contains 4.1g of Fiber, while Tomato juice contains 0.4g.

Food types used in this article are Taro, 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
Taro
7
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Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Potassium +172.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +309.5%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +342.1%
Equal in Sodium - 10
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 3% 20% 8% 14% 3% 9% 2%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Potassium +172.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +309.5%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +342.1%
Equal in Sodium - 10

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
Taro
4
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Contains more Vitamin E +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1457.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +492.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +130%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
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 E +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1457.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +492.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +130%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
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
18
Taro
30
Tomato juice
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
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
9%
Taro
5%
Tomato juice
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
4%
Tomato juice
Fats
1%
Taro
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.
Taro Tomato juice
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Taro 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 contains less Sodium?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.18g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Tomato juice Opinion
Calories 112 17 Taro
Protein 1.5 0.85 Taro
Fats 0.2 0.29 Tomato juice
Vitamin C 4.5 70.1 Tomato juice
Carbs 26.46 3.53 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.39 Taro
Calcium 43 10 Taro
Potassium 591 217 Taro
Magnesium 33 11 Taro
Sugar 0.4 2.58 Taro
Fiber 4.1 0.4 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.042 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.11 Taro
Starch
Phosphorus 84 19 Taro
Sodium 11 10 Tomato juice
Vitamin A 76 450 Tomato juice
Vitamin E 2.38 0.32 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.1 Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.078 Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.673 Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.303 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.07 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 2.3 Tomato juice
Folate 22 20 Taro
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.019 Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.005 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.027 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 0.006 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.026 Taro
Isoleucine 0.054 0.017 Taro
Leucine 0.111 0.024 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.026 Taro
Methionine 0.02 0.005 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.026 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.017 Taro
Histidine 0.034 0.014 Taro
Fructose 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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.