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Tamarind vs Currant - 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?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (difference - 31.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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.
Tamarind Currant
Rich in minerals 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
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Currant
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
16
Tamarind
23
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
12
Currant

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 Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +124.2%
Contains more Potassium +128.4%
Contains more Magnesium +607.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.8%
Contains more Copper +24.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +124.2%
Contains more Potassium +128.4%
Contains more Magnesium +607.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.8%
Contains more Copper +24.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%

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 B1 +970%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +204%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1838%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1071.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +292.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
Contains more Vitamin B1 +970%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +204%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1838%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1071.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +292.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07

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
17%
Tamarind
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
14%
Currant
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Currant

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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 Tamarind Currant Opinion
Calories 239 56 Tamarind
Protein 2.8 1.4 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.2 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 41 Currant
Carbs 62.5 13.8 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 1 Tamarind
Calcium 74 33 Tamarind
Potassium 628 275 Tamarind
Magnesium 92 13 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 7.37 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 4.3 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 0.107 Currant
Zinc 0.1 0.23 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 113 44 Tamarind
Sodium 28 1 Currant
Vitamin A 30 42 Currant
Vitamin E 0.1 0.1
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.04 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.05 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 0.1 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.064 Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.07 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 11 Currant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.017 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.028 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.088 Currant
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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