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Rose hip vs Tamarind - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Rose hip and Tamarind

  • Rose hip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Calcium, however Tamarind is higher in Vitamin B1, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Rose hip covers your daily Vitamin C needs 469% more than Tamarind.
  • Tamarind contains 109 times less Vitamin A RAE than Rose hip. Rose hip contains 217µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Tamarind contains 2µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) 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 Calcium +128.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +31.4%
Contains more Iron +164.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Contains more Calcium +128.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +31.4%
Contains more Iron +164.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%

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 +14383.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5740%
Contains more Vitamin C +12071.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.152
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
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 +14383.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5740%
Contains more Vitamin C +12071.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.152

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rose hip Tamarind Opinion
Net carbs 14.12g 57.4g Tamarind
Protein 1.6g 2.8g Tamarind
Fats 0.34g 0.6g Tamarind
Carbs 38.22g 62.5g Tamarind
Calories 162kcal 239kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose 1.16g g Rose hip
Sugar 2.58g 38.8g Rose hip
Fiber 24.1g 5.1g Rose hip
Calcium 169mg 74mg Rose hip
Iron 1.06mg 2.8mg Tamarind
Magnesium 69mg 92mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 61mg 113mg Tamarind
Potassium 429mg 628mg Tamarind
Sodium 4mg 28mg Rose hip
Zinc 0.25mg 0.1mg Rose hip
Copper 0.113mg 0.086mg Rose hip
Vitamin A 4345IU 30IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84mg 0.1mg Rose hip
Vitamin D IU 0IU Tamarind
Vitamin D µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin C 426mg 3.5mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.428mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.152mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 1.938mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.143mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.066mg Rose hip
Folate 3µg 14µg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin K 25.9µg 2.8µg Rose hip
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 Rose hip
Trans Fat g 0g Rose hip
Saturated Fat g 0.272g Rose hip
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
Rose hip 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
166
Rose hip
20
Tamarind
Mineral Summary Score
31
Rose hip
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
10%
Rose hip
17%
Tamarind
Carbohydrates
38%
Rose hip
63%
Tamarind
Fats
2%
Rose hip
3%
Tamarind

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 36.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rose hip
Rose hip contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rose hip
Rose hip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.