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Tamarind vs. Kumquat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tamarind and Kumquat

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, while Kumquat has more Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% higher.
  • Kumquat contains 12 times less Vitamin B1 than Tamarind. Tamarind contains 0.428mg of Vitamin B1, while Kumquat contains 0.037mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Kumquat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Kumquats, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +225.6%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
Contains more Potassium +237.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +10.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29% 0% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +225.6%
Contains more Magnesium +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +494.7%
Contains more Potassium +237.6%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +10.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +1056.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +1154.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%
Equal in Choline - 8.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 0% 12% 108% 36% 37% 9% 16% 11% 0% 5% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1056.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +1154.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%
Equal in Choline - 8.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +48.9%
Contains more Carbs +293.1%
Contains more Other +429.4%
Contains more Fats +43.3%
Contains more Water +157.5%
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 2.8 g
Fats: 0.6 g
Carbs: 62.5 g
Water: 31.4 g
Other: 2.7 g
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Protein +48.9%
Contains more Carbs +293.1%
Contains more Other +429.4%
Contains more Fats +43.3%
Contains more Water +157.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +189.8%
53% 35% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +189.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tamarind Kumquat
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 Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 9.4g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 1.88g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 62.5g 15.9g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 71kcal Tamarind
Sugar 38.8g 9.36g Kumquat
Fiber 5.1g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 74mg 62mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.86mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 20mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 19mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 186mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 10mg Kumquat
Zinc 0.1mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.086mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.135mg Kumquat
Selenium 1.3µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 15µg Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 3.5mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.037mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.09mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.429mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.036mg Tamarind
Folate 14µg 17µg Kumquat
Choline 8.6mg 8.4mg Tamarind
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0µg Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018mg Tamarind
Lysine 0.139mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg Tamarind
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.103g Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.154g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Kumquat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Tamarind
19%
Kumquat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Tamarind
14%
Kumquat

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 - 44)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 29.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kumquat
Kumquat contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.169g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tamarind - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167763/nutrients
  2. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.