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Tamarind vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tamarind and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Calcium, however Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tamarind covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 27% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry has 8 times less Calcium than Tamarind. Tamarind has 74mg of Calcium, while Peruvian groundcherry has 9mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), 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 Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 23% 56% 66% 29% 3% 49% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +182.5%

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 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.5%
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 37% 44% 0% 0% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin C +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 239kcal 53kcal Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 1.9g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 3.5mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Net carbs 57.4g 11.2g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 11.2g Tamarind
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 1mg Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 9mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg mg Tamarind
Sugar 38.8g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 5.1g g Tamarind
Copper 0.086mg mg Tamarind
Zinc 0.1mg mg Tamarind
Starch g g
Phosphorus 113mg 40mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 30IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Tamarind
Vitamin D 0µg µg Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.11mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.04mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066mg mg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.8µg µg Tamarind
Folate 14µg µg Tamarind
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g g Peruvian groundcherry
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 g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Peruvian groundcherry
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
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
7
Peruvian groundcherry

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%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
3%
Tamarind
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

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 - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tamarind
Tamarind is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Peruvian groundcherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173043/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.