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Tamarind vs. Raisin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tamarind and Raisin

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Fiber, however, Raisin is richer in Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Tamarind covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 27% more than Raisin.
  • Raisin has 3 times less Magnesium than Tamarind. Tamarind has 92mg of Magnesium, while Raisin has 32mg.
  • Tamarind contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tamarinds, raw and Raisins, seedless.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Selenium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Copper +269.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29% 0% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 71% 23% 44% 67% 2% 6% 106% 39% 4%
Contains more Calcium +48%
Contains more Iron +48.9%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Selenium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Copper +269.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Raisin
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.6%
Contains more Choline +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 0% 12% 108% 36% 37% 9% 16% 11% 0% 5% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 8% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 4% 0% 7% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.6%
Contains more Choline +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Water +103.5%
Contains more Other +45.2%
Contains more Carbs +26.7%
Equal in Protein - 3.07
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 2.8 g
Fats: 0.6 g
Carbs: 62.5 g
Water: 31.4 g
Other: 2.7 g
3% 79% 15% 2%
Protein: 3.07 g
Fats: 0.46 g
Carbs: 79.18 g
Water: 15.43 g
Other: 1.86 g
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Water +103.5%
Contains more Other +45.2%
Contains more Carbs +26.7%
Equal in Protein - 3.07

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +254.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.7%
53% 35% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.059 g
40% 35% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.058 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.051 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.037 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +254.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tamarind Raisin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Raisin Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 75.48g Raisin
Protein 2.8g 3.07g Raisin
Fats 0.6g 0.46g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 79.18g Raisin
Calories 239kcal 299kcal Raisin
Starch 2.7g Raisin
Fructose 29.68g Raisin
Sugar 38.8g 59.19g Tamarind
Fiber 5.1g 3.7g Tamarind
Calcium 74mg 50mg Tamarind
Iron 2.8mg 1.88mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 32mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 101mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 749mg Raisin
Sodium 28mg 11mg Raisin
Zinc 0.1mg 0.22mg Raisin
Copper 0.086mg 0.318mg Raisin
Manganese 0.299mg Raisin
Selenium 1.3µg 0.6µg Tamarind
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Tamarind
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Tamarind
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.12mg Raisin
Vitamin C 3.5mg 2.3mg Tamarind
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.106mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.125mg Tamarind
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 0.766mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.095mg Tamarind
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.174mg Raisin
Folate 14µg 5µg Tamarind
Choline 8.6mg 11.1mg Raisin
Vitamin K 2.8µg 3.5µg Raisin
Tryptophan 0.018mg 0.05mg Raisin
Threonine 0.077mg Raisin
Isoleucine 0.057mg Raisin
Leucine 0.096mg Raisin
Lysine 0.139mg 0.084mg Tamarind
Methionine 0.014mg 0.021mg Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.065mg Raisin
Valine 0.083mg Raisin
Histidine 0.072mg Raisin
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.058g Raisin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g 0.051g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g 0.037g Tamarind
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Raisin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Raisin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Tamarind
11%
Raisin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Tamarind
37%
Raisin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in Sugar (difference - 20.39g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Raisin
Raisin contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Raisin
Raisin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)
Which food is cheaper?
Raisin
Raisin is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tamarind - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167763/nutrients
  2. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.