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Tomato vs Tomato juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tomato and Tomato juice

  • Tomato juice is higher than Tomato in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Tomato juice covers your daily Vitamin C needs 63% more than Tomato.
  • Tomato contains 3 times more Fiber than Tomato juice. While Tomato contains 1.2g of Fiber, Tomato juice contains only 0.4g.

Food varieties used in this article are Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average 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 Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Iron +44.4%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 217
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 15% 8% 9% 20% 2% 3% 14%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +40.5%
Contains more Iron +44.4%
Equal in Calcium - 10
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 217

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
Tomato
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +243.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +411.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
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 A +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +243.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +411.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Tomato juice Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 3.13g Tomato juice
Protein 0.88g 0.85g Tomato
Fats 0.2g 0.29g Tomato juice
Carbs 3.89g 3.53g Tomato
Calories 18kcal 17kcal Tomato
Starch 0g g Tomato
Fructose 1.37g 1.33g Tomato
Sugar 2.63g 2.58g Tomato juice
Fiber 1.2g 0.4g Tomato
Calcium 10mg 10mg
Iron 0.27mg 0.39mg Tomato juice
Magnesium 11mg 11mg
Phosphorus 24mg 19mg Tomato
Potassium 237mg 217mg Tomato
Sodium 5mg 10mg Tomato
Zinc 0.17mg 0.11mg Tomato
Copper 0.059mg 0.042mg Tomato
Vitamin A 833IU 450IU Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.32mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13.7mg 70.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.078mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 0.673mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.089mg mg Tomato
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.07mg Tomato
Folate 15µg 20µg Tomato juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.9µg 2.3µg Tomato
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.006mg
Threonine 0.027mg 0.026mg Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018mg 0.017mg Tomato
Leucine 0.025mg 0.024mg Tomato
Lysine 0.027mg 0.026mg Tomato
Methionine 0.006mg 0.005mg Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027mg 0.026mg Tomato
Valine 0.018mg 0.017mg Tomato
Histidine 0.014mg 0.014mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.019g Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.005g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.027g Tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato 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
16
Tomato
30
Tomato juice
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
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
5%
Tomato
5%
Tomato juice
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
4%
Tomato juice
Fats
1%
Tomato
1%
Tomato juice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
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.
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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.