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Pomegranate 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 lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate contains less Sugars (difference - 25.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.152g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Pomegranate Tamarind
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Pomegranate 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
14
Pomegranate
16
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pomegranate
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
:
Contains more Copper +83.7%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Iron +833.3%
Contains more Calcium +640%
Contains more Potassium +166.1%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +213.9%
Contains more Copper +83.7%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Iron +833.3%
Contains more Calcium +640%
Contains more Potassium +166.1%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +213.9%

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 +191.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +485.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +561.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +191.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +485.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +561.4%

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
10%
Pomegranate
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
19%
Pomegranate
63%
Tamarind
Fats
5%
Pomegranate
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 Pomegranate Tamarind Opinion
Calories 83 239 Tamarind
Protein 1.67 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 1.17 0.6 Pomegranate
Vitamin C 10.2 3.5 Pomegranate
Carbs 18.7 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 10 74 Tamarind
Potassium 236 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 12 92 Tamarind
Sugars 13.67 38.8 Tamarind
Fiber 4 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.158 0.086 Pomegranate
Zinc 0.35 0.1 Pomegranate
Starch
Phosphorus 36 113 Tamarind
Sodium 3 28 Pomegranate
Vitamin A 0 30 Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.6 0.1 Pomegranate
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.053 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.293 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.377 0.143 Pomegranate
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.066 Pomegranate
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 2.8 Pomegranate
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.272 Pomegranate
Monounsaturated Fat 0.093 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 0.059 Pomegranate
Tryptophan 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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