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Breadfruit vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Breadfruit and Tamarind

  • Breadfruit has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, while Tamarind has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Calcium.
  • Breadfruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 28% higher.
  • Tamarind contains 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Breadfruit. Breadfruit contains 0.457mg of Vitamin B5, while Tamarind contains 0.143mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Breadfruit, 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
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Calcium +335.3%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Magnesium +268%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.7%
Contains more Potassium +28.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.086
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Calcium +335.3%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Magnesium +268%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.7%
Contains more Potassium +28.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.086

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 +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +460%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 97% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 11% 0% 2%
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 C +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +460%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Breadfruit Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 22.22g 57.4g Tamarind
Protein 1.07g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.23g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 27.12g 62.5g Tamarind
Calories 103kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 11g 38.8g Breadfruit
Fiber 4.9g 5.1g Tamarind
Calcium 17mg 74mg Tamarind
Iron 0.54mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium 25mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 30mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 490mg 628mg Tamarind
Sodium 2mg 28mg Breadfruit
Zinc 0.12mg 0.1mg Breadfruit
Copper 0.084mg 0.086mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 0IU 30IU Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 29mg 3.5mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.457mg 0.143mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.066mg Breadfruit
Folate 14µg 14µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg 2.8µg Tamarind
Tryptophan mg 0.018mg Tamarind
Threonine 0.052mg mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine 0.064mg mg Breadfruit
Leucine 0.065mg mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.037mg 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.01mg 0.014mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.026mg mg Breadfruit
Valine 0.047mg mg Breadfruit
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.272g Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.066g 0.059g Breadfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Breadfruit 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
18
Breadfruit
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
16
Breadfruit
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
6%
Breadfruit
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
27%
Breadfruit
63%
Tamarind
Fats
1%
Breadfruit
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 - 39)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.224g)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $3)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Breadfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171714/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.