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Tamarind vs Breadfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tamarind and Breadfruit

  • Tamarind has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Calcium, while Breadfruit has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5.
  • Breadfruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 28% higher.
  • Breadfruit contains 5 times less Iron than Tamarind. Tamarind contains 2.8mg of Iron, while Breadfruit contains 0.54mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Breadfruit, 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 +335.3%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Magnesium +268%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.7%
Contains more Potassium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Copper - 0.084
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 21% 18% 13% 44% 1% 4% 28%
Contains more Calcium +335.3%
Contains more Iron +418.5%
Contains more Magnesium +268%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.7%
Contains more Potassium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Copper - 0.084

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +460%
Contains more Vitamin C +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14
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 0% 2% 0% 97% 28% 7% 17% 28% 24% 11% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +460%
Contains more Vitamin C +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 14

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 Breadfruit
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 Breadfruit Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 22.22g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 1.07g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.23g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 27.12g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 103kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 38.8g 11g Breadfruit
Fiber 5.1g 4.9g Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 17mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.54mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 25mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 30mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 490mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 2mg Breadfruit
Zinc 0.1mg 0.12mg Breadfruit
Copper 0.086mg 0.084mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 29mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.11mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.03mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.9mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.457mg Breadfruit
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.1mg Breadfruit
Folate 14µg 14µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0.5µg Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018mg mg Tamarind
Threonine mg 0.052mg Breadfruit
Isoleucine mg 0.064mg Breadfruit
Leucine mg 0.065mg Breadfruit
Lysine 0.139mg 0.037mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg 0.01mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Breadfruit
Valine mg 0.047mg Breadfruit
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.048g Breadfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.034g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.066g Breadfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tamarind Breadfruit
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
18
Breadfruit
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
16
Breadfruit

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
6%
Breadfruit
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
27%
Breadfruit
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Breadfruit

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 - 39)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.224g)
Which food is cheaper?
Breadfruit
Breadfruit is cheaper (difference - $3)
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. Breadfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171714/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.