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Blackberry vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Blackberry and Tamarind

  • Blackberry has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Copper, however Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Tamarind is 34% higher.
  • Tamarind has 7 times less Vitamin K than Blackberry. Blackberry has 19.8µg of Vitamin K, while Tamarind has 2.8µg.

Food types used in this article are Blackberries, 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" 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 +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +351.6%
Contains more Calcium +155.2%
Contains more Potassium +287.7%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +413.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 9% 15% 15% 56% 15% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Contains more Copper +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +430%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +351.6%
Contains more Calcium +155.2%
Contains more Potassium +287.7%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +413.6%

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 +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1070%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93%
Contains more Vitamin K +607.1%
Contains more Folate +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2040%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 13% 24% 0% 5% 6% 13% 17% 7% 0% 50% 19%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 2% 2% 0% 108% 36% 37% 9% 16% 0% 7% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1070%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93%
Contains more Vitamin K +607.1%
Contains more Folate +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2040%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120%

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
18
Blackberry
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
17
Blackberry
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 the food
Protein
8%
Blackberry
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
10%
Blackberry
63%
Tamarind
Fats
2%
Blackberry
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.
Blackberry Tamarind
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Blackberry 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 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 - 2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Blackberry
Blackberry contains less Sugars (difference - 33.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blackberry
Blackberry contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.258g)
Which food is cheaper?
Blackberry
Blackberry is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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 Blackberry Tamarind Opinion
Calories 43 239 Tamarind
Protein 1.39 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 0.49 0.6 Tamarind
Vitamin C 21 3.5 Blackberry
Carbs 9.61 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 29 74 Tamarind
Potassium 162 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 20 92 Tamarind
Sugars 4.88 38.8 Blackberry
Fiber 5.3 5.1 Blackberry
Copper 0.165 0.086 Blackberry
Zinc 0.53 0.1 Blackberry
Starch 0 Blackberry
Phosphorus 22 113 Tamarind
Sodium 1 28 Blackberry
Vitamin A 214 30 Blackberry
Vitamin E 1.17 0.1 Blackberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.646 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.276 0.143 Blackberry
Vitamin B6 0.03 0.066 Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19.8 2.8 Blackberry
Folate 25 14 Blackberry
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.014 0.272 Blackberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.28 0.059 Blackberry
Tryptophan 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 2.4 Blackberry

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Blackberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173946/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.