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Apple vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Apple and Tamarind

  • Apple has less Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Copper.
  • Tamarind covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 34% more than Apple.

Food varieties used in this article are Apples, raw, with skin and Tamarinds, raw.

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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
Apple
1
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Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Iron +2233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1740%
Contains more Phosphorus +927.3%
Contains more Potassium +486.9%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +218.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Iron +2233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1740%
Contains more Phosphorus +927.3%
Contains more Potassium +486.9%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +218.5%

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
Apple
3
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Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2417.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2029.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 0% 12% 108% 36% 37% 9% 16% 11% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2417.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2029.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apple Tamarind
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 57.4g Tamarind
Protein 0.26g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.17g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 13.81g 62.5g Tamarind
Calories 52kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Starch 0.05g g Apple
Fructose 5.9g g Apple
Sugar 10.39g 38.8g Apple
Fiber 2.4g 5.1g Tamarind
Calcium 6mg 74mg Tamarind
Iron 0.12mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium 5mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 11mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 107mg 628mg Tamarind
Sodium 1mg 28mg Apple
Zinc 0.04mg 0.1mg Tamarind
Copper 0.027mg 0.086mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 54IU 30IU Apple
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.1mg Apple
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.6mg 3.5mg Apple
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.143mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.066mg Tamarind
Folate 3µg 14µg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.8µg Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.001mg 0.018mg Tamarind
Threonine 0.006mg mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.001mg 0.014mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg mg Apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.272g Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g 0.059g Tamarind

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Tamarind
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Apple
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
41
Tamarind

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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
63%
Tamarind
Fats
1%
Apple
3%
Tamarind

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apple
Apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.244g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients
  2. Tamarind - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167763/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.