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Tamarind vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tamarind and Apricot

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, while Apricot has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C.
  • Tamarind covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 33% more than Apricot.
  • Tamarind contains 9 times more Magnesium than Apricot. While Tamarind contains 92mg of Magnesium, Apricot contains only 10mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tamarinds, raw and Apricots, 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 +469.2%
Contains more Iron +617.9%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Phosphorus +391.3%
Contains more Potassium +142.5%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +469.2%
Contains more Iron +617.9%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Phosphorus +391.3%
Contains more Potassium +142.5%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Copper - 0.078

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 B1 +1326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Contains more Folate +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4163.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.9%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Contains more Folate +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4163.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 9.12g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 1.4g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.39g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 11.12g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 48kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 38.8g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 5.1g 2g Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 13mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.39mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 10mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 23mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 259mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 1mg Apricot
Zinc 0.1mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.086mg 0.078mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 10mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.03mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.04mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.6mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.054mg Tamarind
Folate 14µg 9µg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.018mg 0.015mg Tamarind
Threonine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.139mg 0.097mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg 0.006mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine mg 0.027mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.17g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tamarind Apricot
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
20
Tamarind
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
11
Apricot

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
17%
Tamarind
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
11%
Apricot
Fats
3%
Tamarind
2%
Apricot

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 - 11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.245g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Tamarind - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167763/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.