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Tomato juice vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tomato juice and Taro

  • Tomato juice is richer in Vitamin C, yet Taro is richer in Vitamin B6, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin E , Manganese, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Tomato juice is 73% higher.

Food types used in this article are Tomato juice, canned, without salt added and Taro, 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 +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 - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 3% 20% 8% 14% 3% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 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 - 11

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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Taro
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
Equal in Folate - 22
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +643.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +304.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
Equal in Folate - 22

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato juice Taro
Low Calories diet ok
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
18
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
9
Tomato juice
26
Taro

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
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato juice
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Tomato juice
1%
Taro

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.

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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.