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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" chart 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 less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +10.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
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 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" 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 +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%
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 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 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%

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 Kumquat
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
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
Vitamin A 30IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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Tamarind Kumquat
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
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
16
Kumquat

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
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
16%
Kumquat
Fats
3%
Tamarind
4%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
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 lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
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

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. 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.