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Persimmon vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Persimmon and Tamarind?

  • Persimmon is higher in Vitamin C, yet Tamarind is higher in Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 69% more.

We used Persimmons, native, raw and Tamarinds, raw types in this article.

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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 -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +174.1%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +334.6%
Contains more Potassium +102.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +174.1%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +334.6%
Contains more Potassium +102.6%

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 +1785.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +1785.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 57.4g Tamarind
Protein 0.8g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.4g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 33.5g 62.5g Tamarind
Calories 127kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 38.8g Persimmon
Fiber g 5.1g Tamarind
Calcium 27mg 74mg Tamarind
Iron 2.5mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 26mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 310mg 628mg Tamarind
Sodium 1mg 28mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.1mg Tamarind
Copper mg 0.086mg Tamarind
Vitamin A IU 30IU Tamarind
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Tamarind
Vitamin D IU 0IU Tamarind
Vitamin D µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin C 66mg 3.5mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 mg 0.143mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 mg 0.066mg Tamarind
Folate µg 14µg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.8µg Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.018mg Tamarind
Threonine 0.041mg mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.007mg 0.014mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.272g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.059g Tamarind

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon 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
18
Persimmon
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
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
5%
Persimmon
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
63%
Tamarind
Fats
2%
Persimmon
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 - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)

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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.