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Raisin vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Raisin and Tamarind

  • Raisin has more Copper, and Vitamin B6, however Tamarind is richer in Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Fiber.
  • Tamarind covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 27% more than Raisin.
  • Tamarind has 4 times less Copper than Raisin. Raisin has 0.318mg of Copper, while Tamarind has 0.086mg.
  • Tamarind contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Raisins, seedless 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 Potassium +19.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Copper +269.8%
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 71% 23% 44% 67% 2% 6% 106%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Copper +269.8%
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%

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
Raisin
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Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Contains more Folate +180%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 8% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 4% 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 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Contains more Folate +180%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Raisin Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 75.48g 57.4g Raisin
Protein 3.07g 2.8g Raisin
Fats 0.46g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 79.18g 62.5g Raisin
Calories 299kcal 239kcal Raisin
Starch 2.7g g Raisin
Fructose 29.68g g Raisin
Sugar 59.19g 38.8g Tamarind
Fiber 3.7g 5.1g Tamarind
Calcium 50mg 74mg Tamarind
Iron 1.88mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium 32mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 101mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 749mg 628mg Raisin
Sodium 11mg 28mg Raisin
Zinc 0.22mg 0.1mg Raisin
Copper 0.318mg 0.086mg Raisin
Vitamin A 0IU 30IU Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.1mg Raisin
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.3mg 3.5mg Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.106mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.125mg 0.152mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.766mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.095mg 0.143mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.066mg Raisin
Folate 5µg 14µg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 2.8µg Raisin
Tryptophan 0.05mg 0.018mg Raisin
Threonine 0.077mg mg Raisin
Isoleucine 0.057mg mg Raisin
Leucine 0.096mg mg Raisin
Lysine 0.084mg 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.021mg 0.014mg Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.065mg mg Raisin
Valine 0.083mg mg Raisin
Histidine 0.072mg mg Raisin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.272g Raisin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.181g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.037g 0.059g Tamarind

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Raisin 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
12
Raisin
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
41
Raisin
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
18%
Raisin
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
79%
Raisin
63%
Tamarind
Fats
2%
Raisin
3%
Tamarind

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.39g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Raisin
Raisin contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Raisin
Raisin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)
Which food is cheaper?
Raisin
Raisin is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.