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Durian vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Durian and Tamarind

  • Durian has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Copper and Folate, however Tamarind has more Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Tamarind is 30% higher.
  • Tamarind has 6 times less Vitamin C than Durian. Durian has 19.7mg of Vitamin C, while Tamarind has 3.5mg.

Food types used in this article are Durian, raw or frozen 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
Durian
3
:
Contains more Copper +140.7%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +551.2%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Magnesium +206.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 2% 39% 22% 69% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Contains more Copper +140.7%
Contains more Zinc +180%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +551.2%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Magnesium +206.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.7%

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
Durian
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +462.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +378.8%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 3% 0% 0% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 0% 0% 27%
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 +462.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +378.8%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.4%

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
28
Durian
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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
9%
Durian
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
63%
Tamarind
Fats
25%
Durian
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.
Durian 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
Durian 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 - 26)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Durian
Durian contains less Sugars (difference - 38.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Durian
Durian contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Durian
Durian is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Durian Tamarind Opinion
Calories 147 239 Tamarind
Protein 1.47 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 5.33 0.6 Durian
Vitamin C 19.7 3.5 Durian
Carbs 27.09 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Iron 0.43 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 6 74 Tamarind
Potassium 436 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 30 92 Tamarind
Sugars 38.8 Durian
Fiber 3.8 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.207 0.086 Durian
Zinc 0.28 0.1 Durian
Starch
Phosphorus 39 113 Tamarind
Sodium 2 28 Durian
Vitamin A 44 30 Durian
Vitamin E 0.1 Tamarind
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.374 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.2 0.152 Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.23 0.143 Durian
Vitamin B6 0.316 0.066 Durian
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 Tamarind
Folate 36 14 Durian
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Durian
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018 Tamarind
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.