Tangerine
Top 38%322 points
Top 38%
Top nutrition facts and health benefits

Tangerine: 88 facts and highlights

1. more proteins per 100g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
0.81g
Tamarind: 2.8g

2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
10.58g
California Avocados: 0.3g

3. less cholesterol per 100g

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.
0mg
Granny Smith Apple: 0mg

4. more lipids per 100g

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.
0.31g
California Avocados: 15.41g

5. more caffeine per 100g

Caffeine is a psychoactive substance that stimulates the central nervous system. It increases energy levels and boosts concentration.
0g
Yellow Passion Fruit Juice: 0g

6. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

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).
223kJ
Tamarind: 1000kJ

7. more calcium content per 100g

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
37mg
Hibiscus: 215mg

8. more iron content per 100g

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
0.15mg
Tamarind: 2.8mg

9. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

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).
53kcal
Tamarind: 239kcal

10. more glucose per 100g

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.
2.13g
Jackfruit: 9.48g

11. less fructose per 100g

Fructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.
2.4g
California Avocados: 0.08g

12. more dietary fiber per 100g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
1.8g
Lemon Peel: 10.6g

13. higher water content per 100g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
85.17g
Acerola Juice: 94.3g

14. more magnesium per 100g

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.
12mg
Tamarind: 92mg

15. more sodium per 100g

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
2mg
Strawberry Guava: 37mg

16. less sucrose content per 100g

Sucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.
6.05g
Florida Avocados: 0g

17. more carbohydrates per 100g

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.
13.34g
Tamarind: 62.5g

18. more vitamin B12 per 100g

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.
0µg
Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit: 0.08µg

19. more phosphorus per 100g

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.
20mg
Tamarind: 113mg

20. more potassium per 100g

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
166mg
Tamarind: 628mg

21. more galactose content per 100g

Galactose is one of the monosaccharides found in lactose. It is less sweet than glucose and contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system.
0g
Sweet Cherry: 0.59g

22. more vitamin E (added) per 100g

The added amount of vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopherol) is a synthetic form of the natural vitamin E that is added to foods to increase their nutritional value.
0mg
Yellow Passion Fruit Juice: 0mg

23. more polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100g

A form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.
0.065g
Avocado: 1.82g

24. more manganese per 100g

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
0.039mg
Lime: 8mg

25. more lactose content per 100g

Lactose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) usually found in milk, composed of galactose and glucose.
0g
Granny Smith Apple: 0g

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