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Guava vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Guava
Guava contains less Sugars (difference - 29.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.272 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (65)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Guava Tamarind
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Tamarind
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
106
Guava
16
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
14
Guava
30
Tamarind

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
Guava
3
:
Contains more Copper +167.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +976.9%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%
Contains more Magnesium +318.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%
Contains more Copper +167.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +976.9%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%
Contains more Magnesium +318.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%

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
Guava
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +6422.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1980%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.8
Contains more Vitamin C +6422.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1980%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.8

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
15%
Guava
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
63%
Tamarind
Fats
4%
Guava
3%
Tamarind

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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 Guava Tamarind Opinion
Calories 68 239 Tamarind
Protein 2.55 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 0.95 0.6 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 3.5 Guava
Carbs 14.32 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 18 74 Tamarind
Potassium 417 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 22 92 Tamarind
Sugars 8.92 38.8 Tamarind
Fiber 5.4 5.1 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.086 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.1 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 40 113 Tamarind
Sodium 2 28 Guava
Vitamin A 624 30 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 0.1 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.084 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.143 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.066 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 2.8 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.272
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.059 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.018 Guava
Threonine 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.016 0.014 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 Guava
Valine 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.022 Guava
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