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Tamarind vs Peruvian groundcherry - 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 richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sugars (difference - 38.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 Peruvian groundcherry
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Peruvian groundcherry
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
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
4
Peruvian groundcherry

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 +180%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%

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 B1 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.5%

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
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
3%
Tamarind
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

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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 Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 239 53 Tamarind
Protein 2.8 1.9 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.7 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 3.5 11 Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 62.5 11.2 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Iron 2.8 1 Tamarind
Calcium 74 9 Tamarind
Potassium 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 92 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 Tamarind
Starch
Phosphorus 113 40 Tamarind
Sodium 28 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 30 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.1 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.11 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.04 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.143 Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066 Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 Tamarind
Folic acid (B9) 0 Tamarind
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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