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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
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +700%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Copper +207.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +700%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Copper +207.1%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 37%
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 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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Naranjilla Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 4.8g 57.4g Tamarind
Protein 0.44g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.22g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 5.9g 62.5g Tamarind
Calories 25kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose 1.04g g Naranjilla
Sugar 3.74g 38.8g Naranjilla
Fiber 1.1g 5.1g Tamarind
Calcium 8mg 74mg Tamarind
Iron 0.35mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium 11mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 12mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 200mg 628mg Tamarind
Sodium 4mg 28mg Naranjilla
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.028mg 0.086mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 568IU 30IU Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.1mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D IU 0IU Tamarind
Vitamin D µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.2mg 3.5mg Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.45mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.22mg 0.143mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.107mg 0.066mg Naranjilla
Folate 3µg 14µg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin K 14.6µg 2.8µg Naranjilla
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
Cholesterol mg 0mg Naranjilla
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.272g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.059g Tamarind

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Naranjilla 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
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 food.
Protein
3%
Naranjilla
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
6%
Naranjilla
63%
Tamarind
Fats
1%
Naranjilla
3%
Tamarind

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 35.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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 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. 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.