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Longan 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 contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 38.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Longan
Longan is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan 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
38
Longan
16
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
8
Longan
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
Longan
2
:
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +2053.8%
Contains more Calcium +7300%
Contains more Potassium +136.1%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +2053.8%
Contains more Calcium +7300%
Contains more Potassium +136.1%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%

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
Longan
1
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1280.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +546%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.152
Contains more Vitamin C +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1280.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +546%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.152

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
8%
Longan
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
63%
Tamarind
Fats
0%
Longan
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 Longan Tamarind Opinion
Calories 60 239 Tamarind
Protein 1.31 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 0.1 0.6 Tamarind
Vitamin C 84 3.5 Longan
Carbs 15.14 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Iron 0.13 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 1 74 Tamarind
Potassium 266 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 10 92 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 Tamarind
Fiber 1.1 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.169 0.086 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.1 Tamarind
Starch
Phosphorus 21 113 Tamarind
Sodium 0 28 Longan
Vitamin A 30 Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.3 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066 Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 Tamarind
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.046 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.013 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
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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