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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
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato juice Cucumber Opinion
Calories 17kcal 15kcal Tomato juice
Protein 0.85g 0.65g Tomato juice
Fats 0.29g 0.11g Tomato juice
Vitamin C 70.1mg 2.8mg Tomato juice
Net carbs 3.13g 3.13g
Carbs 3.53g 3.63g Cucumber
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.39mg 0.28mg Tomato juice
Calcium 10mg 16mg Cucumber
Potassium 217mg 147mg Tomato juice
Magnesium 11mg 13mg Cucumber
Sugar 2.58g 1.67g Cucumber
Fiber 0.4g 0.5g Cucumber
Copper 0.042mg 0.041mg Tomato juice
Zinc 0.11mg 0.2mg Cucumber
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Phosphorus 19mg 24mg Cucumber
Sodium 10mg 2mg Cucumber
Vitamin A 450IU 105IU Tomato juice
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.03mg Tomato juice
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.027mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.078mg 0.033mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.673mg 0.098mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 mg 0.259mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.04mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.3µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Folate 20µg 7µg Tomato juice
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.037g Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.005g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.032g Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.005mg Tomato juice
Threonine 0.026mg 0.019mg Tomato juice
Isoleucine 0.017mg 0.021mg Cucumber
Leucine 0.024mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Lysine 0.026mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Methionine 0.005mg 0.006mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.019mg Tomato juice
Valine 0.017mg 0.022mg Cucumber
Histidine 0.014mg 0.01mg Tomato juice
Fructose 1.33g 0.87g Tomato juice

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
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 food.
Protein
5%
Tomato juice
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato juice
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Tomato juice
1%
Cucumber

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 is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (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?
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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.

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. 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.