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Horned melon 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 is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sugars (difference - 38.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Horned melon
Horned melon is cheaper (difference - $1.6)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon Tamarind
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
6
Horned melon
16
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
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
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Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +147.8%
Contains more Calcium +469.2%
Contains more Potassium +410.6%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.4%
Contains more Zinc +380%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +147.8%
Contains more Calcium +469.2%
Contains more Potassium +410.6%
Contains more Magnesium +130%
Contains more Copper +330%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.4%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +390%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1612%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +913.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.066
Contains more Vitamin C +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +390%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1612%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +913.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.066

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
11%
Horned melon
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
63%
Tamarind
Fats
6%
Horned melon
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 Horned melon Tamarind Opinion
Calories 44 239 Tamarind
Protein 1.78 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 1.26 0.6 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 3.5 Horned melon
Carbs 7.56 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Iron 1.13 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 13 74 Tamarind
Potassium 123 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 40 92 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.02 0.086 Tamarind
Zinc 0.48 0.1 Horned melon
Starch
Phosphorus 37 113 Tamarind
Sodium 2 28 Horned melon
Vitamin A 147 30 Horned melon
Vitamin E 0.1 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.565 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.143 Horned melon
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.066 Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0 Tamarind
Vitamin K 2.8 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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