34points

Hibiscus

63points

Rowal

48points

Tamarind

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19 facts in comparison

Hibiscus vs Rowal vs Tamarind

Hibiscus
Rowal
Tamarind
Hibiscus
Rowal
Tamarind
34
points
63
points
48
points

Why is Hibiscus better than Rowal & Tamarind?

Why is Rowal better than Hibiscus & Tamarind?

Why is Tamarind better than Hibiscus & Rowal?

  • more proteins per 100g
    2.8gvs0.96,2.3g
  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    1000kJvs205,462kJ
  • more iron content per 100g
    2.8mgvs1.48,2.2mg
  • more food energy (kcal) per 100g
    239kcalvs49,111kcal
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    62.5gvs11.31,23.9g
  • more sodium per 100g
    28mgvs6,4mg
  • more magnesium per 100g
    92mgvs51,32mg
  • more potassium per 100g
    628mgvs208,131mg

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

0.96g

2.3g

2.8g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Tamarind

2.8g

2. less cholesterol per 100g

0mg

0mg

0mg

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

Best

Granny Smith Apple

0mg

3. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

205kJ

462kJ

1000kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Tamarind

1000kJ

4. more lipids per 100g

0.64g

2g

0.6g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

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California Avocados

15.41g

5. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

49kcal

111kcal

239kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Tamarind

239kcal

6. higher water content per 100g

86.58g

71.4g

31.4g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Acerola Juice

94.3g

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

11.31g

23.9g

62.5g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Tamarind

62.5g

Minerals

1. more calcium content per 100g

215mg

15mg

74mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

Best

Hibiscus

215mg

2. more iron content per 100g

1.48mg

2.2mg

2.8mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Tamarind

2.8mg

3. more sodium per 100g

6mg

4mg

28mg

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

Best

Strawberry Guava

37mg

4. more magnesium per 100g

51mg

32mg

92mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Tamarind

92mg

5. more potassium per 100g

208mg

131mg

628mg

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Best

Tamarind

628mg

6. more phosphorus per 100g

37mg

52mg

113mg

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.

Best

Tamarind

113mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

287IU

383IU

30IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

3382IU

2. more vitamin C per 100g

12mg

25.8mg

3.5mg

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

Best

Acerola

1677.6mg

3. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

14µg

19µg

2µg

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.

Best

Cantaloupe Melon

169µg

4. more retinol per 100g

0µg

0µg

0µg

Retinol (vitamin A1) plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy vision, especially night vision. It is important for the development of skin, bones and teeth.

Best

Yellow Passion Fruit Juice

0µg

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