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Tamarind vs Kiwifruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tamarind and Kiwifruit

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Potassium, however Kiwifruit is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E .
  • Kiwifruit covers your daily Vitamin C needs 99% more than Tamarind.
  • Kiwifruit has 16 times less Vitamin B1 than Tamarind. Tamarind has 0.428mg of Vitamin B1, while Kiwifruit has 0.027mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Kiwifruit, green, 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 +117.6%
Contains more Iron +803.2%
Contains more Magnesium +441.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Potassium +101.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Iron +803.2%
Contains more Magnesium +441.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.4%
Contains more Potassium +101.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +51.2%

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 +1485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +190%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin C +2548.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Folate +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1339.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063
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 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 101%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +468.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +190%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin C +2548.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28%
Contains more Folate +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1339.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.063

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 Kiwifruit
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 Kiwifruit Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 11.66g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 1.14g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.52g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 14.66g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 61kcal Tamarind
Starch g 0g Kiwifruit
Fructose g 4.35g Kiwifruit
Sugar 38.8g 8.99g Kiwifruit
Fiber 5.1g 3g Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 34mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.31mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 17mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 34mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 312mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 3mg Kiwifruit
Zinc 0.1mg 0.14mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.086mg 0.13mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 30IU 87IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 0.1mg 1.46mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 92.7mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.027mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.025mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.341mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.183mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.063mg Tamarind
Folate 14µg 25µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg 40.3µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.018mg 0.015mg Tamarind
Threonine mg 0.047mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine mg 0.051mg Kiwifruit
Leucine mg 0.066mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.139mg 0.061mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg 0.024mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.044mg Kiwifruit
Valine mg 0.057mg Kiwifruit
Histidine mg 0.027mg Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.029g Kiwifruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.047g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.287g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tamarind Kiwifruit
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
42
Kiwifruit
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
15
Kiwifruit

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
7%
Kiwifruit
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
15%
Kiwifruit
Fats
3%
Tamarind
2%
Kiwifruit

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 - 35)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.243g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit 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.

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. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/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.