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Zucchini vs Tomato juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Zucchini and Tomato juice

  • Zucchini has more Vitamin B6, however Tomato juice is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Tomato juice covers your daily need of Vitamin C 58% more than Zucchini.
  • Zucchini has 3 times more Fiber than Tomato juice. While Zucchini has 1g of Fiber, Tomato juice has only 0.4g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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
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Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Copper +26.2%
Contains more Zinc +190.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Iron - 0.39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 3% 20% 8% 14% 3% 9% 2%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Copper +26.2%
Contains more Zinc +190.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Iron - 0.39

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 B2 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +87%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +291.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +87%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +291.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%

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
16
Zucchini
30
Tomato juice
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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 the food
Protein
7%
Zucchini
5%
Tomato juice
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
4%
Tomato juice
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Tomato juice

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Zucchini Tomato juice
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (difference - 0.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Zucchini Tomato juice Opinion
Calories 17 17
Protein 1.21 0.85 Zucchini
Fats 0.32 0.29 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 70.1 Tomato juice
Carbs 3.11 3.53 Tomato juice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.39 Tomato juice
Calcium 16 10 Zucchini
Potassium 261 217 Zucchini
Magnesium 18 11 Zucchini
Sugars 2.5 2.58 Zucchini
Fiber 1 0.4 Zucchini
Copper 0.053 0.042 Zucchini
Zinc 0.32 0.11 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 19 Zucchini
Sodium 8 10 Zucchini
Vitamin A 200 450 Tomato juice
Vitamin E 0.12 0.32 Tomato juice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.1 Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.078 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.673 Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.204 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.07 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 2.3 Zucchini
Folate 24 20 Zucchini
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.019 Tomato juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.005 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.027 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 0.006 Zucchini
Threonine 0.029 0.026 Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044 0.017 Zucchini
Leucine 0.071 0.024 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 0.026 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 0.005 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.026 Zucchini
Valine 0.054 0.017 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 0.014 Zucchini
Fructose 1.38 1.33 Zucchini

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.