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Tamarind vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tamarind and Feijoa?

  • Tamarind is richer in Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Calcium, and Copper, yet Feijoa is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 35% higher.
  • Tamarind has 20 times more Iron than Feijoa. Tamarind has 2.8mg of Iron, while Feijoa has 0.14mg.

We used Tamarinds, raw and Feijoa, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +922.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
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% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Calcium +335.3%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Magnesium +922.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +138.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +744.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +840%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.9%
Contains more Folate +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +744.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +840%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.9%
Contains more Folate +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067

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 Feijoa
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 Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 8.81g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 0.71g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.42g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 15.21g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 61kcal Tamarind
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 38.8g 8.2g Feijoa
Fiber 5.1g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 74mg 17mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.14mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 9mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 19mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 172mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 3mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.1mg 0.06mg Tamarind
Copper 0.086mg 0.036mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU 6IU Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D 0IU IU Tamarind
Vitamin D 0µg µg Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5mg 32.9mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.006mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.018mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.295mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate 14µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.018mg 0.007mg Tamarind
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.139mg 0.038mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg 0.007mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.104g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.056g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tamarind Feijoa
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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
15%
Feijoa
Fats
3%
Tamarind
2%
Feijoa

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 - 8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 30.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.168g)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.