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Tamarind vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 32.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.256g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $2.9)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
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 Watermelon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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 Watermelon
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
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tamarind
4
Watermelon

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 +1066.7%
Contains more Calcium +957.1%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +927.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Contains more Iron +1066.7%
Contains more Calcium +957.1%
Contains more Potassium +460.7%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +927.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1197%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +988.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1796.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1197%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +988.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1796.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%

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
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
8%
Watermelon
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Watermelon

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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 Watermelon Opinion
Calories 239 30 Tamarind
Protein 2.8 0.61 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.15 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5 8.1 Watermelon
Carbs 62.5 7.55 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.8 0.24 Tamarind
Calcium 74 7 Tamarind
Potassium 628 112 Tamarind
Magnesium 92 10 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 6.2 Tamarind
Fiber 5.1 0.4 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 0.042 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 113 11 Tamarind
Sodium 28 1 Watermelon
Vitamin A 30 569 Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.1 0.05 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.033 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.021 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 0.178 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.045 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 0.016 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.037 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.05 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 0.007 Tamarind
Threonine 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 Watermelon
Lysine 0.139 0.062 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 0.006 Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 Watermelon
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