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Tamarind vs Papaya - 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?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sugars (difference - 30.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.191g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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 Papaya
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 Papaya
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
33
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
7
Papaya

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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Papaya
Contains more Iron +1020%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +245.1%
Contains more Magnesium +338.1%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +1030%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +1020%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +245.1%
Contains more Magnesium +338.1%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +1030%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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
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4
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1760.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +463%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1640%
Contains more Vitamin A +3066.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1760.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +463%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1640%
Contains more Vitamin A +3066.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6

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
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
11%
Papaya
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Papaya

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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 Papaya Opinion
Calories 239 43 Tamarind
Protein 2.8 0.47 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.26 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 62.5 10.82 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 0.25 Tamarind
Calcium 74 20 Tamarind
Potassium 628 182 Tamarind
Magnesium 92 21 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 7.82 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 1.7 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 0.045 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 0.08 Tamarind
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 113 10 Tamarind
Sodium 28 8 Papaya
Vitamin A 30 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.1 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.023 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.027 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 0.357 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.191 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.038 Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 2.6 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.081 Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.072 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.058 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 0.008 Tamarind
Threonine 0.011 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.139 0.025 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 0.002 Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.01 Papaya
Histidine 0.005 Papaya
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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