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Tamarind vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tamarind and Clementine

  • Tamarind has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Fiber, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, however Clementine is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Clementine covers your daily Vitamin C needs 50% more than Tamarind.
  • Clementine contains 20 times less Iron than Tamarind. Tamarind contains 2.8mg of Iron, while Clementine contains 0.14mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Tamarinds, raw and Clementines, 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 +146.7%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%
Contains more Potassium +254.8%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Calcium +146.7%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +820%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%
Contains more Potassium +254.8%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%

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 B1 +397.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1294.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.151
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% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +397.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1294.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.151

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 Clementine
Rich in minerals ok
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 vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 10.32g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 0.85g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.15g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 12.02g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 47kcal Tamarind
Starch g 0g Clementine
Fructose g 1.64g Clementine
Sugar 38.8g 9.18g Clementine
Fiber 5.1g 1.7g Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 30mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.14mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 10mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 21mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 177mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.1mg 0.06mg Tamarind
Copper 0.086mg 0.043mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU IU Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.086mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.03mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.636mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.151mg Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.075mg Clementine
Folate 14µg 24µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Tamarind
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0µg Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018mg mg Tamarind
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.139mg mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g g Tamarind

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Clementine
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
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
12%
Clementine
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Clementine

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 - 24)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $3)
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.