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Naranjilla vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Naranjilla and Tamarind

  • Naranjilla has more Vitamin K, however Tamarind is richer in Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Calcium and Copper.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 32% more.
  • Naranjilla contains 5 times more Vitamin K than Tamarind. Naranjilla contains 14.6µg of Vitamin K, while Tamarind contains 2.8µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened 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 -85.7%
Contains more Iron +700%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 3% 18% 8% 10% 3% 6% 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 +700%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
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 A +1793.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +421.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +851.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.5
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 35% 15% 0% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 0% 37% 3%
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 A +1793.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +421.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +851.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.5

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
Naranjilla
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
7
Naranjilla
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
3%
Naranjilla
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
6%
Naranjilla
63%
Tamarind
Fats
1%
Naranjilla
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.
Naranjilla Tamarind
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Naranjilla 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 Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sugars (difference - 35.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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 Naranjilla Tamarind Opinion
Calories 25 239 Tamarind
Protein 0.44 2.8 Tamarind
Fats 0.22 0.6 Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.2 3.5 Tamarind
Carbs 5.9 62.5 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Iron 0.35 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 8 74 Tamarind
Potassium 200 628 Tamarind
Magnesium 11 92 Tamarind
Sugars 3.74 38.8 Naranjilla
Fiber 1.1 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.028 0.086 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 0.1
Starch
Phosphorus 12 113 Tamarind
Sodium 4 28 Naranjilla
Vitamin A 568 30 Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.75 0.1 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.45 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.22 0.143 Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.107 0.066 Naranjilla
Vitamin B12 0 Tamarind
Vitamin K 14.6 2.8 Naranjilla
Folate 3 14 Tamarind
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Naranjilla
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 1.04 Naranjilla

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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.