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Tamarind vs Date palm - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tamarind
Tamarind contains less Sugars (difference - 24.55g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Date palm
Date palm contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Date palm
Date palm is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Date palm
Date palm is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Date palm
Date palm is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Date palm
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins 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 minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Date palm
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
8
Date palm
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
22
Date palm

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 Iron +174.5%
Contains more Calcium +89.7%
Contains more Magnesium +114%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.3%
Contains more Copper +139.5%
Contains more Zinc +190%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Potassium - 656
Contains more Iron +174.5%
Contains more Calcium +89.7%
Contains more Magnesium +114%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.3%
Contains more Copper +139.5%
Contains more Zinc +190%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Potassium - 656

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 +775%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +723.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.7
Contains more Vitamin C +775%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +723.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.7

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
15%
Date palm
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
75%
Date palm
Fats
3%
Tamarind
2%
Date palm

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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 Date palm Opinion
Calories 239 282 Date palm
Protein 2.8 2.45 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.39 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 0.4 Tamarind
Carbs 62.5 75.03 Date palm
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 1.02 Tamarind
Calcium 74 39 Tamarind
Potassium 628 656 Date palm
Magnesium 92 43 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 63.35 Date palm
Fiber 5.1 8 Date palm
Copper 0.086 0.206 Date palm
Zinc 0.1 0.29 Date palm
Starch
Phosphorus 113 62 Tamarind
Sodium 28 2 Date palm
Vitamin A 30 10 Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1 0.05 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.052 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.066 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 1.274 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.589 Date palm
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.165 Date palm
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 2.7 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.032 Date palm
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.036 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.019 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 0.012 Tamarind
Threonine 0.043 Date palm
Isoleucine 0.049 Date palm
Leucine 0.084 Date palm
Lysine 0.139 0.066 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 0.022 Date palm
Phenylalanine 0.05 Date palm
Valine 0.071 Date palm
Histidine 0.032 Date palm
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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