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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
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +342.1%
Contains more Potassium +172.4%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +309.5%
Equal in Sodium - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 15% 8% 9% 20% 2% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +342.1%
Contains more Potassium +172.4%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +309.5%
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
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Contains more Vitamin E +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +492.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1457.8%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 3%
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 +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +492.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1457.8%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Tomato juice Opinion
Net carbs 22.36g 3.13g Taro
Protein 1.5g 0.85g Taro
Fats 0.2g 0.29g Tomato juice
Carbs 26.46g 3.53g Taro
Calories 112kcal 17kcal Taro
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.33g Tomato juice
Sugar 0.4g 2.58g Taro
Fiber 4.1g 0.4g Taro
Calcium 43mg 10mg Taro
Iron 0.55mg 0.39mg Taro
Magnesium 33mg 11mg Taro
Phosphorus 84mg 19mg Taro
Potassium 591mg 217mg Taro
Sodium 11mg 10mg Tomato juice
Zinc 0.23mg 0.11mg Taro
Copper 0.172mg 0.042mg Taro
Vitamin A 76IU 450IU Tomato juice
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.32mg Taro
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.5mg 70.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.078mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.673mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.303mg mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.07mg Taro
Folate 22µg 20µg Taro
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1µg 2.3µg Tomato juice
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.006mg Taro
Threonine 0.069mg 0.026mg Taro
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.017mg Taro
Leucine 0.111mg 0.024mg Taro
Lysine 0.067mg 0.026mg Taro
Methionine 0.02mg 0.005mg Taro
Phenylalanine 0.082mg 0.026mg Taro
Valine 0.082mg 0.017mg Taro
Histidine 0.034mg 0.014mg Taro
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.019g Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.005g Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.027g Taro

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Taro 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
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

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 - 23)
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.

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.