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Tamarind vs Prune - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Prune
Prune contains less Sugars (difference - 0.66999999999999g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Prune
Prune contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Prune
Prune is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.184g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Prune
Prune is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Prune
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 Prune
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
Prune
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
24
Prune

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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Prune
Contains more Iron +201.1%
Contains more Calcium +72.1%
Contains more Magnesium +124.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains more Copper +226.7%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +201.1%
Contains more Calcium +72.1%
Contains more Magnesium +124.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains more Copper +226.7%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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
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6
Prune
Contains more Vitamin C +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +739.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2503.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +330%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +195.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2025%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.882
Contains more Vitamin C +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +739.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2503.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +330%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +195.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +210.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2025%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.882

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
13%
Prune
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
64%
Prune
Fats
3%
Tamarind
2%
Prune

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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 Prune Opinion
Calories 239 240 Prune
Protein 2.8 2.18 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.38 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 0.6 Tamarind
Carbs 62.5 63.88 Prune
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 0.93 Tamarind
Calcium 74 43 Tamarind
Potassium 628 732 Prune
Magnesium 92 41 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 38.13 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 7.1 Prune
Copper 0.086 0.281 Prune
Zinc 0.1 0.44 Prune
Starch 5.11 Prune
Phosphorus 113 69 Tamarind
Sodium 28 2 Prune
Vitamin A 30 781 Prune
Vitamin E 0.1 0.43 Prune
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.051 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.186 Prune
Vitamin B3 1.938 1.882 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.422 Prune
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.205 Prune
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 59.5 Prune
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Prune
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.088 Prune
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.053 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.062 Prune
Tryptophan 0.018 0.025 Prune
Threonine 0.049 Prune
Isoleucine 0.041 Prune
Leucine 0.066 Prune
Lysine 0.139 0.05 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 0.016 Prune
Phenylalanine 0.052 Prune
Valine 0.056 Prune
Histidine 0.027 Prune
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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