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Custard-apple vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Custard-apple and Tamarind different?

  • Custard-apple is richer in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6, while Tamarind is higher in Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B3 and Potassium.
  • Tamarind covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 29% more than Custard-apple.
  • Custard-apple contains 5 times more Vitamin C than Tamarind. Custard-apple contains 19.2mg of Vitamin C, while Tamarind contains 3.5mg.

Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw and Tamarinds, raw types were used in this article.

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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 -85.7%
Contains more Iron +294.4%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +411.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +294.4%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +411.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%

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 +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 30
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 64% 2% 0% 0% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
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 +448.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 30
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
15
Custard-apple
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
11
Custard-apple
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
10%
Custard-apple
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard-apple
63%
Tamarind
Fats
3%
Custard-apple
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.
Custard-apple Tamarind
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Custard-apple Tamarind
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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 - 31)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple contains less Sugars (difference - 38.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple is cheaper (difference - $3)
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 Custard-apple Tamarind Opinion
Calories 101 239 Tamarind
Protein 1.7 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.6
Vitamin C 19.2 3.5 Custard-apple
Carbs 25.2 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Iron 0.71 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 30 74 Tamarind
Potassium 382 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 18 92 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 Custard-apple
Fiber 2.4 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 Tamarind
Starch
Phosphorus 21 113 Tamarind
Sodium 4 28 Custard-apple
Vitamin A 33 30 Custard-apple
Vitamin E 0.1 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.1 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.5 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.143 Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.221 0.066 Custard-apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 Tamarind
Folate 14 Tamarind
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.231 0.272 Custard-apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.007 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.037 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.004 0.014 Tamarind
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Custard-apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.