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Tamarind vs Melon - 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 - 7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 33.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Melon
Melon contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Tamarind Melon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Tamarind Melon
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
13
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
6
Melon

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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1
Melon
Contains more Iron +723.5%
Contains more Calcium +572.7%
Contains more Potassium +245.1%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +2160%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Contains more Iron +723.5%
Contains more Calcium +572.7%
Contains more Potassium +245.1%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +2160%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%

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
:
2
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +390.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +735.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +12%
Contains more Vitamin C +522.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2753.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +390.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +735.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +12%
Contains more Vitamin C +522.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147%

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
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
7%
Melon
Fats
3%
Tamarind
0%
Melon

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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 Melon Opinion
Calories 239 28 Tamarind
Protein 2.8 1.11 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.1 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 21.8 Melon
Carbs 62.5 6.58 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 0.34 Tamarind
Calcium 74 11 Tamarind
Potassium 628 182 Tamarind
Magnesium 92 11 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 5.69 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 0.9 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 0.06 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 0.07 Tamarind
Starch
Phosphorus 113 5 Tamarind
Sodium 28 9 Melon
Vitamin A 30 0 Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1 0.05 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.015 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.031 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 0.232 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.084 Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 2.5 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.025 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.002 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.039 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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