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Feijoa vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Feijoa and Tamarind?

  • Feijoa is richer in Vitamin C, yet Tamarind is richer in Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Calcium, and Copper.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 35% higher.
  • Feijoa has 9 times more Vitamin C than Tamarind. Feijoa has 32.9mg of Vitamin C, while Tamarind has 3.5mg.

We used Feijoa, raw and Tamarinds, raw types in this comparison.

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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 -89.3%
Contains more Calcium +335.3%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +922.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +138.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Calcium +335.3%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +922.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +138.9%

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
Feijoa
6
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Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +840%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.9%
Contains more Folate +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +744.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +556.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.066
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
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 E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +840%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.9%
Contains more Folate +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +744.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +556.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.066

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.
Feijoa 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 Feijoa Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 57.4g Tamarind
Protein 0.71g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.42g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 15.21g 62.5g Tamarind
Calories 61kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g 38.8g Feijoa
Fiber 6.4g 5.1g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 74mg Tamarind
Iron 0.14mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium 9mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 19mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 172mg 628mg Tamarind
Sodium 3mg 28mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.06mg 0.1mg Tamarind
Copper 0.036mg 0.086mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 6IU 30IU Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.1mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU 0IU Tamarind
Vitamin D µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin C 32.9mg 3.5mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.233mg 0.143mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.066mg Feijoa
Folate 23µg 14µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 2.8µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.018mg Tamarind
Threonine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.007mg 0.014mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g 0.272g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g 0.059g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Feijoa 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
15
Feijoa
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
63%
Tamarind
Fats
2%
Feijoa
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 - 8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 30.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.168g)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.