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Common plum vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Common plum and Tamarind

  • Common plum has more Vitamin C, while Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3 and Calcium.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 33% higher.
  • Tamarind contains 3 times less Vitamin C than Common plum. Common plum contains 9.5mg of Vitamin C, while Tamarind contains 3.5mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Plums, 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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +1547.1%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +1214.3%
Contains more Copper +50.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +606.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +1547.1%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +1214.3%
Contains more Copper +50.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +606.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1050%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin K +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.6%
Contains more Folate +180%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.143
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 32% 21% 6% 0% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 0% 16% 4%
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 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1050%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin K +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.6%
Contains more Folate +180%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.143

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
9
Common plum
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
7
Common plum
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
4%
Common plum
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
11%
Common plum
63%
Tamarind
Fats
1%
Common plum
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.
Common plum 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
Common plum 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 - 30)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sugars (difference - 28.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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 Common plum Tamarind Opinion
Calories 46 239 Tamarind
Protein 0.7 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 0.28 0.6 Tamarind
Vitamin C 9.5 3.5 Common plum
Carbs 11.42 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.17 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 6 74 Tamarind
Potassium 157 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 7 92 Tamarind
Sugars 9.92 38.8 Common plum
Fiber 1.4 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.057 0.086 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch 0 Common plum
Phosphorus 16 113 Tamarind
Sodium 0 28 Common plum
Vitamin A 345 30 Common plum
Vitamin E 0.26 0.1 Common plum
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.028 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.417 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.143 Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.029 0.066 Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 6.4 2.8 Common plum
Folate 5 14 Tamarind
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.272 Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044 0.059 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.009 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine 0.01 Common plum
Isoleucine 0.014 Common plum
Leucine 0.015 Common plum
Lysine 0.016 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.008 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.014 Common plum
Valine 0.016 Common plum
Histidine 0.009 Common plum
Fructose 3.07 Common plum

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. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.