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Avocado vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Contains more Copper +120.9%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +409.1%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +217.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 42% 22% 29% 13% 16% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 23% 54% 69% 13% 2% 34% 4%
Contains more Copper +120.9%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +409.1%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +217.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.3%

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 C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1970%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +871.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%
Contains more Folate, total +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate, total 50% 9% 31% 0% 14% 23% 27% 42% 39% 0% 79% 61%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate, total 18% 2% 2% 0% 86% 27% 30% 5% 10% 0% 11% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1970%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +871.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%
Contains more Folate, total +478.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +538.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%

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
31
Avocado
16
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
17
Avocado
30
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 the food
Protein
12%
Avocado
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
63%
Tamarind
Fats
68%
Avocado
3%
Tamarind

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.
Avocado Tamarind
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.854g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Avocado
Avocado contains less Sugars (difference - 38.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Avocado
Avocado contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado
Avocado is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Avocado Tamarind Opinion
Calories 160 239 Tamarind
Protein 2 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 14.66 0.6 Avocado
Vitamin C 10 3.5 Avocado
Carbs 8.53 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 12 74 Tamarind
Potassium 485 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 29 92 Tamarind
Sugars 0.66 38.8 Tamarind
Fiber 6.7 5.1 Avocado
Copper 0.19 0.086 Avocado
Zinc 0.64 0.1 Avocado
Starch 0.11 Avocado
Phosphorus 52 113 Tamarind
Sodium 7 28 Avocado
Vitamin A 146 30 Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07 0.1 Avocado
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.738 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 1.389 0.143 Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257 0.066 Avocado
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 21 2.8 Avocado
Folate, total 81 14 Avocado
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.126 0.272 Tamarind
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799 0.181 Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816 0.059 Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025 0.018 Avocado
Threonine 0.073 Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084 Avocado
Leucine 0.143 Avocado
Lysine 0.132 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.038 0.014 Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097 Avocado
Valine 0.107 Avocado
Histidine 0.049 Avocado
Fructose 0.12 Avocado

References

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

  1. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/nutrients
  2. Tamarind - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167763/nutrients

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