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Tamarind vs Rose hip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tamarind and Rose hip

  • Tamarind has more Vitamin B1, Iron, and Phosphorus, however Rose hip is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Calcium.
  • Rose hip covers your daily Vitamin C needs 469% more than Tamarind.
  • Rose hip contains 27 times less Vitamin B1 than Tamarind. Tamarind contains 0.428mg of Vitamin B1, while Rose hip contains 0.016mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Tamarinds, raw and Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians).

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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 +164.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains more Calcium +128.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +31.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 23% 105% 66% 49% 56% 4% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Contains more Iron +164.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains more Calcium +128.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +31.4%

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 +2575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +14383.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5740%
Contains more Vitamin C +12071.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.166
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 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +14383.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +5740%
Contains more Vitamin C +12071.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +825%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.166

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tamarind Rose hip Opinion
Net carbs 57.4g 14.12g Tamarind
Protein 2.8g 1.6g Tamarind
Fats 0.6g 0.34g Tamarind
Carbs 62.5g 38.22g Tamarind
Calories 239kcal 162kcal Tamarind
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.16g Rose hip
Sugar 38.8g 2.58g Rose hip
Fiber 5.1g 24.1g Rose hip
Calcium 74mg 169mg Rose hip
Iron 2.8mg 1.06mg Tamarind
Magnesium 92mg 69mg Tamarind
Phosphorus 113mg 61mg Tamarind
Potassium 628mg 429mg Tamarind
Sodium 28mg 4mg Rose hip
Zinc 0.1mg 0.25mg Rose hip
Copper 0.086mg 0.113mg Rose hip
Vitamin A 30IU 4345IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 0.1mg 5.84mg Rose hip
Vitamin D 0IU IU Tamarind
Vitamin D 0µg µg Tamarind
Vitamin C 3.5mg 426mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.428mg 0.016mg Tamarind
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.166mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.938mg 1.3mg Tamarind
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.8mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.076mg Rose hip
Folate 14µg 3µg Tamarind
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Tamarind
Vitamin K 2.8µg 25.9µg Rose hip
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 mg Rose hip
Trans Fat 0g g Rose hip
Saturated Fat 0.272g g Rose hip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.181g g Tamarind
Polyunsaturated fat 0.059g g Tamarind

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tamarind Rose hip
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
166
Rose hip
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tamarind
31
Rose hip

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
10%
Rose hip
Carbohydrates
63%
Tamarind
38%
Rose hip
Fats
3%
Tamarind
2%
Rose hip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tamarind
Tamarind is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 36.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rose hip
Rose hip contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rose hip
Rose hip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.