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Tomato juice vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tomato juice and Cucumber

  • Tomato juice has more Vitamin C and Vitamin B1, while Cucumber has more Vitamin K.
  • Tomato juice's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 75% higher.
  • Cucumber contains 7 times less Vitamin B3 than Tomato juice. Tomato juice contains 0.673mg of Vitamin B3, while Cucumber contains 0.098mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Tomato juice, canned, without salt added and Cucumber, with peel, raw.

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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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Contains more Iron +39.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Copper - 0.041
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 3% 20% 8% 14% 3% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +39.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Copper - 0.041

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 C +2403.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +613%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2403.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +613%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
30
Tomato juice
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
9
Tomato juice
8
Cucumber

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 the food
Protein
5%
Tomato juice
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato juice
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Tomato juice
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tomato juice Cucumber
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato juice Cucumber
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 Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tomato juice Cucumber Opinion
Calories 17 15 Tomato juice
Protein 0.85 0.65 Tomato juice
Fats 0.29 0.11 Tomato juice
Vitamin C 70.1 2.8 Tomato juice
Carbs 3.53 3.63 Cucumber
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.28 Tomato juice
Calcium 10 16 Cucumber
Potassium 217 147 Tomato juice
Magnesium 11 13 Cucumber
Sugars 2.58 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 0.4 0.5 Cucumber
Copper 0.042 0.041 Tomato juice
Zinc 0.11 0.2 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 19 24 Cucumber
Sodium 10 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 450 105 Tomato juice
Vitamin E 0.32 0.03 Tomato juice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.027 Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.078 0.033 Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.673 0.098 Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.04 Tomato juice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.3 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 20 7 Tomato juice
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.037 Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.005
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.032 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.006 0.005 Tomato juice
Threonine 0.026 0.019 Tomato juice
Isoleucine 0.017 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.024 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.026 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.005 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.026 0.019 Tomato juice
Valine 0.017 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.014 0.01 Tomato juice
Fructose 1.33 0.87 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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tomato juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170545/nutrients
  2. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.