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Tamarind vs Jackfruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tamarind and Jackfruit?

  • Tamarind is richer in Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, yet Jackfruit is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Iron is 32% higher.
  • Tamarind has 5 times more Phosphorus than Jackfruit. Tamarind has 113mg of Phosphorus, while Jackfruit has 21mg.

We used Tamarinds, raw and Jackfruit, 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 Iron +1117.4%
Contains more Calcium +208.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Magnesium +217.2%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 8% 40% 21% 26% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +1117.4%
Contains more Calcium +208.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Magnesium +217.2%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +438.1%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +291.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +398.5%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 2% 2% 0% 108% 36% 37% 9% 16% 0% 7% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 7% 7% 0% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +307.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +176.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +291.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +398.5%
Contains more Folate +71.4%

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
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
14
Jackfruit

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
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
3%
Tamarind
3%
Jackfruit

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 Jackfruit
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

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Tamarind Jackfruit
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 - 52)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 19.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Jackfruit Opinion
Calories 239 95 Tamarind
Protein 2.8 1.72 Tamarind
Fats 0.6 0.64 Jackfruit
Vitamin C 3.5 13.7 Jackfruit
Net carbs 57.400001525878906 21.75 Tamarind
Carbs 62.5 23.25 Tamarind
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Iron 2.8 0.23 Tamarind
Calcium 74 24 Tamarind
Potassium 628 448 Tamarind
Magnesium 92 29 Tamarind
Sugar 38.8 19.08 Jackfruit
Fiber 5.1 1.5 Tamarind
Copper 0.086 0.076 Tamarind
Zinc 0.1 0.13 Jackfruit
Starch 1.47 Jackfruit
Phosphorus 113 21 Tamarind
Sodium 28 2 Jackfruit
Vitamin A 30 110 Jackfruit
Vitamin E 0.1 0.34 Jackfruit
Vitamin D 0 Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.428 0.105 Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.055 Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938 0.92 Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.235 Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.329 Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.8 Tamarind
Folate 14 24 Jackfruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.195 Jackfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181 0.155 Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059 0.094 Jackfruit
Tryptophan 0.018 0.034 Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086 Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069 Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103 Jackfruit
Lysine 0.139 0.069 Tamarind
Methionine 0.014 0.034 Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052 Jackfruit
Valine 0.086 Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034 Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19 Jackfruit

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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.