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Tamarind vs. Blueberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tamarind and Blueberry

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however, Blueberry is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 33% more.
  • Tamarind contains 15 times more Magnesium than Blueberry. Tamarind contains 92mg of Magnesium, while Blueberry contains 6mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Blueberries, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +1433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
Contains more Potassium +715.6%
Contains more Copper +50.9%
Contains more Selenium +1200%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29% 0% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +1433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
Contains more Potassium +715.6%
Contains more Copper +50.9%
Contains more Selenium +1200%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Zinc +60%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +1056.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Choline +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +177.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +589.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 0% 12% 108% 36% 37% 9% 16% 11% 0% 5% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 49%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1056.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Choline +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +177.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +589.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +278.4%
Contains more Fats +81.8%
Contains more Carbs +331.3%
Contains more Other +1073.9%
Contains more Water +168.2%
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 2.8 g
Fats: 0.6 g
Carbs: 62.5 g
Water: 31.4 g
Other: 2.7 g
14% 84%
Protein: 0.74 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 14.49 g
Water: 84.21 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Protein +278.4%
Contains more Fats +81.8%
Contains more Carbs +331.3%
Contains more Other +1073.9%
Contains more Water +168.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +285.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +147.5%
53% 35% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.146 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +285.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +147.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tamarind Blueberry
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 Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 12.09g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 0.74g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.33g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 14.49g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 57kcal Tamarind
Starch 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 38.8g 9.96g Blueberry
Fiber 5.1g 2.4g Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 6mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.28mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 6mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 12mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 77mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 1mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.1mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.086mg 0.057mg Tamarind
Manganese 0.336mg Blueberry
Selenium 1.3µg 0.1µg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU 54IU Blueberry
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Blueberry
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin C 3.5mg 9.7mg Blueberry
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.037mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.041mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.418mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.124mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.052mg Tamarind
Folate 14µg 6µg Tamarind
Choline 8.6mg 6mg Tamarind
Vitamin K 2.8µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.018mg 0.003mg Tamarind
Threonine 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.139mg 0.013mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg 0.012mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg Blueberry
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.028g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.047g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Blueberry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Tamarind
11%
Blueberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Tamarind
10%
Blueberry

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 - 30)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.244g)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tamarind - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167763/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.