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Asian pear vs. Tamarind — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Asian pear and Tamarind

  • Tamarind has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Calcium, and Fiber than Asian pear.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Iron is 35% more.
  • Asian pear contains less Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pears, asian, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +927.3%
Contains more Potassium +419%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Selenium +1200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.2% 0% 5.7% 4.7% 11% 0% 0.55% 17% 7.8% 0.55%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 105% 66% 48% 55% 3.7% 2.7% 29% 0% 7.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +1750%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +927.3%
Contains more Potassium +419%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Selenium +1200%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4655.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1420%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +784.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Choline +68.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2.4% 0% 13% 2.3% 2.3% 4.1% 4.2% 5.1% 6% 0% 2.8% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.8% 2% 0% 12% 107% 35% 36% 8.6% 15% 11% 0% 4.7% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4655.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1420%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +784.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Choline +68.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +181.1%
Contains more Protein +460%
Contains more Fats +160.9%
Contains more Carbs +486.9%
Contains more Other +629.7%
11% 88%
Protein: 0.5 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 10.65 g
Water: 88.25 g
Other: 0.37 g
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 2.8 g
Fats: 0.6 g
Carbs: 62.5 g
Water: 31.4 g
Other: 2.7 g
Contains more Water +181.1%
Contains more Protein +460%
Contains more Fats +160.9%
Contains more Carbs +486.9%
Contains more Other +629.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +269.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.059
10% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
53% 35% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +269.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.059

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Asian pear Tamarind
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Asian pear Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 7.05g 57.4g Tamarind
Protein 0.5g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.23g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 10.65g 62.5g Tamarind
Calories 42kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Sugar 7.05g 38.8g Asian pear
Fiber 3.6g 5.1g Tamarind
Calcium 4mg 74mg Tamarind
Iron 0mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium 8mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 11mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 121mg 628mg Tamarind
Sodium 0mg 28mg Asian pear
Zinc 0.02mg 0.1mg Tamarind
Copper 0.05mg 0.086mg Tamarind
Manganese 0.06mg Asian pear
Selenium 0.1µg 1.3µg Tamarind
Vitamin A 0IU 30IU Tamarind
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.1mg Asian pear
Vitamin C 3.8mg 3.5mg Asian pear
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.219mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.143mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.022mg 0.066mg Tamarind
Folate 8µg 14µg Tamarind
Choline 5.1mg 8.6mg Tamarind
Vitamin K 4.5µg 2.8µg Asian pear
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.018mg Tamarind
Threonine 0.013mg Asian pear
Isoleucine 0.014mg Asian pear
Leucine 0.025mg Asian pear
Lysine 0.017mg 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.006mg 0.014mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.013mg Asian pear
Valine 0.018mg Asian pear
Histidine 0.005mg Asian pear
Saturated Fat 0.012g 0.272g Asian pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.059g Tamarind

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Asian pear Tamarind
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Asian pear
18%
Tamarind
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Asian pear
34%
Tamarind

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 is lower in Sugar?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 31.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Asian pear
Asian pear contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Asian pear
Asian pear is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Asian pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168177/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.