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Tamarind vs Naranjilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tamarind and Naranjilla

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, and Copper, however Naranjilla is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin K.
  • Tamarind's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 32% more.
  • Tamarind contains 9 times more Phosphorus than Naranjilla. Tamarind contains 113mg of Phosphorus, while Naranjilla contains 12mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened.

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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 +700%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 3% 18% 8% 10% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +700%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Potassium +214%
Contains more Magnesium +736.4%
Contains more Copper +207.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +841.7%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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 +851.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1793.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +421.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2
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 11% 35% 15% 0% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 0% 37% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +851.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.7%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1793.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +421.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2

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 Naranjilla
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Naranjilla Opinion
Calories 239kcal 25kcal Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 0.44g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.22g Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5mg 3.2mg Tamarind
Net carbs 57.4g 4.8g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 5.9g Tamarind
Cholesterol 0mg mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0IU IU Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 0.35mg Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 8mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 200mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 11mg Tamarind
Sugar 38.8g 3.74g Naranjilla
Fiber 5.1g 1.1g Tamarind
Copper 0.086mg 0.028mg Tamarind
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Starch g g
Phosphorus 113mg 12mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 4mg Naranjilla
Vitamin A 30IU 568IU Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.75mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0µg µg Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.045mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 1.45mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.22mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.107mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Tamarind
Vitamin K 2.8µg 14.6µg Naranjilla
Folate 14µg 3µg Tamarind
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g g 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
Fructose g 1.04g Naranjilla

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Tamarind Naranjilla
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
15
Naranjilla
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
7
Naranjilla

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
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
3%
Tamarind
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 35.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.