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Tamarind vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tamarind and Mandarin orange

  • Tamarind has more Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Mandarin orange is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Tamarind covers your daily Iron needs 33% more than Mandarin orange.
  • Mandarin orange has 8 times less Magnesium than Tamarind. Tamarind has 92mg of Magnesium, while Mandarin orange has 12mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), 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 +100%
Contains more Iron +1766.7%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +465%
Contains more Potassium +278.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +1766.7%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +465%
Contains more Potassium +278.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
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 +637.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +415.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2170%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
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 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +637.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +415.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2170%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Folate +14.3%

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 Mandarin orange
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 Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 11.54g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 0.81g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.31g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 13.34g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 53kcal Tamarind
Starch g 0g Mandarin orange
Fructose g 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar 38.8g 10.58g Mandarin orange
Fiber 5.1g 1.8g Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 37mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.15mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 12mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 20mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 166mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 2mg Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Tamarind
Copper 0.086mg 0.042mg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.058mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.036mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.376mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate 14µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0µg Tamarind
Tryptophan 0.018mg 0.002mg Tamarind
Threonine mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.139mg 0.032mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg 0.002mg Tamarind
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.039g Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.06g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.065g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tamarind Mandarin orange
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
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
8
Mandarin orange

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
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Mandarin orange

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 - 24)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.233g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.