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Kumquat vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kumquat and Tamarind

  • Kumquat has more Vitamin C, and Fiber, while Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% higher.
  • The amount of Sugar in Kumquat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Kumquats, 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 more Copper +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Iron +225.6%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +237.6%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.086
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Contains more Copper +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Iron +225.6%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Potassium +237.6%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
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 +1154.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1056.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 147% 18% 3% 0% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 0% 0% 13%
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 +1154.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1056.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Tamarind Opinion
Calories 71kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Protein 1.88g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.86g 0.6g Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 3.5mg Kumquat
Net carbs 9.4g 57.4g Tamarind
Carbs 15.9g 62.5g Tamarind
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.86mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Calcium 62mg 74mg Tamarind
Potassium 186mg 628mg Tamarind
Magnesium 20mg 92mg Tamarind
Sugar 9.36g 38.8g Kumquat
Fiber 6.5g 5.1g Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.086mg Kumquat
Zinc 0.17mg 0.1mg Kumquat
Starch g g
Phosphorus 19mg 113mg Tamarind
Sodium 10mg 28mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU 30IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.1mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.143mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.066mg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.8µg Tamarind
Folate 17µg 14µg Kumquat
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.272g Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.059g Kumquat
Tryptophan mg 0.018mg Tamarind
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine mg 0.014mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Tamarind
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
20
Kumquat
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
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
11%
Kumquat
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
63%
Tamarind
Fats
4%
Kumquat
3%
Tamarind

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kumquat
Kumquat contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.169g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat 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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.