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Tamarind vs Orange juice - 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?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sugars (difference - 30.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.248g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $3)
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 Orange juice
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 Orange juice
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
25
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
6
Orange juice

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 +1300%
Contains more Calcium +572.7%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +564.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains more Calcium +572.7%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +564.7%
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 E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65%
Contains more Vitamin K +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65%
Contains more Vitamin K +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.9%

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
4%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
10%
Orange juice
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Orange juice

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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 Orange juice Opinion
Calories 239 45 Tamarind
Protein 2.8 0.7 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.2 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 50 Orange juice
Carbs 62.5 10.4 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 0.2 Tamarind
Calcium 74 11 Tamarind
Potassium 628 200 Tamarind
Magnesium 92 11 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 8.4 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 0.2 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 0.044 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 0.05 Tamarind
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Phosphorus 113 17 Tamarind
Sodium 28 1 Orange juice
Vitamin A 30 200 Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.1 0.04 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.09 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.03 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 0.4 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.19 Orange juice
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.04 Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 0.1 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.024 Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.036 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.04 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 0.002 Tamarind
Threonine 0.008 Orange juice
Isoleucine 0.008 Orange juice
Leucine 0.013 Orange juice
Lysine 0.139 0.009 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 0.003 Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.009 Orange juice
Valine 0.011 Orange juice
Histidine 0.003 Orange juice
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