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Tamarind vs Dried fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tamarind
Tamarind contains less Sugars (difference - 14.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Dried fruit
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Dried fruit
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
32
Dried fruit
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
33
Dried fruit

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 Calcium +34.5%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Potassium +85%
Contains more Copper +298.8%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.66
Contains more Calcium +34.5%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Potassium +85%
Contains more Copper +298.8%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.66

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +11913.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +4230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +11913.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +4230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.7%

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
20%
Dried fruit
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
63%
Dried fruit
Fats
3%
Tamarind
2%
Dried fruit

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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 Dried fruit Opinion
Calories 239 241 Dried fruit
Protein 2.8 3.39 Dried fruit
Fats 0.6 0.51 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 1 Tamarind
Carbs 62.5 62.64 Dried fruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 2.66 Tamarind
Calcium 74 55 Tamarind
Potassium 628 1162 Dried fruit
Magnesium 92 32 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 53.44 Dried fruit
Fiber 5.1 7.3 Dried fruit
Copper 0.086 0.343 Dried fruit
Zinc 0.1 0.39 Dried fruit
Starch 0.35 Dried fruit
Phosphorus 113 71 Tamarind
Sodium 28 10 Dried fruit
Vitamin A 30 3604 Dried fruit
Vitamin E 0.1 4.33 Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.015 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.074 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 2.589 Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.516 Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.143 Dried fruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 3.1 Dried fruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.017 Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.074 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.074 Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.018 0.016 Tamarind
Threonine 0.073 Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063 Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105 Dried fruit
Lysine 0.139 0.083 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 0.015 Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062 Dried fruit
Valine 0.078 Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047 Dried fruit
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