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Tamarind vs Passion fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tamarind and Passion fruit

  • Tamarind has more Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Calcium, while Passion fruit has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Tamarind covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 36% more than Passion fruit.
  • Tamarind contains 6 times more Calcium than Passion fruit. While Tamarind contains 74mg of Calcium, Passion fruit contains only 12mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Passion fruit is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tamarinds, raw and Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, 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 +516.7%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +217.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.2%
Contains more Potassium +80.5%
Equal in Sodium - 28
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Equal in Copper - 0.086
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 60% 21% 30% 31% 4% 3% 29%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +217.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.2%
Contains more Potassium +80.5%
Equal in Sodium - 28
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Equal in Copper - 0.086

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 E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +4140%
Contains more Vitamin C +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Equal in Folate - 14
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 77% 1% 0% 100% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 11% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +4140%
Contains more Vitamin C +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.5%
Equal in Folate - 14

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Passion fruit Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 12.98g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 2.2g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.7g Passion fruit
Carbs 62.5g 23.38g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 97kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 38.8g 11.2g Passion fruit
Fiber 5.1g 10.4g Passion fruit
Calcium 74mg 12mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 1.6mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 29mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 68mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 348mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 28mg
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.086mg 0.086mg
Vitamin A 30IU 1272IU Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.02mg Tamarind
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 30mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.13mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 1.5mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.1mg Passion fruit
Folate 14µg 14µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg 0.7µg 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 0.059g Passion fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.086g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.411g Passion fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Passion fruit
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
23
Passion fruit
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
22
Passion fruit

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
13%
Passion fruit
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
23%
Passion fruit
Fats
3%
Tamarind
3%
Passion fruit

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 27.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.213g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (28 mg)
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. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.