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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 more Copper +269.8%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 15% 67% 23% 106% 6% 44% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Copper +269.8%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Calcium +48%
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 C +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 0% 3% 0% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 0% 9% 4%
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 E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 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

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Raisin 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Raisin Tamarind Opinion
Calories 299 239 Raisin
Protein 3.07 2.8 Raisin
Fats 0.46 0.6 Tamarind
Vitamin C 2.3 3.5 Tamarind
Net carbs 75.4800033569336 57.400001525878906 Raisin
Carbs 79.18 62.5 Raisin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.88 2.8 Tamarind
Calcium 50 74 Tamarind
Potassium 749 628 Raisin
Magnesium 32 92 Tamarind
Sugar 59.19 38.8 Tamarind
Fiber 3.7 5.1 Tamarind
Copper 0.318 0.086 Raisin
Zinc 0.22 0.1 Raisin
Starch 2.7 Raisin
Phosphorus 101 113 Tamarind
Sodium 11 28 Raisin
Vitamin A 0 30 Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.12 0.1 Raisin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.106 0.428 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.125 0.152 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 0.766 1.938 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.095 0.143 Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.066 Raisin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 2.8 Raisin
Folate 5 14 Tamarind
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.272 Raisin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051 0.181 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.037 0.059 Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.05 0.018 Raisin
Threonine 0.077 Raisin
Isoleucine 0.057 Raisin
Leucine 0.096 Raisin
Lysine 0.084 0.139 Tamarind
Methionine 0.021 0.014 Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.065 Raisin
Valine 0.083 Raisin
Histidine 0.072 Raisin
Fructose 29.68 Raisin

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.