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Apricot vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 5.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apricot Carambola
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apricot Carambola
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Apricot
17
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
8
Apricot
6
Carambola

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 +387.5%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Potassium +94.7%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Contains more Iron +387.5%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Potassium +94.7%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1996.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +244%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1996.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +244%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.9%

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 the food
Protein
8%
Apricot
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
7%
Carambola
Fats
2%
Apricot
2%
Carambola

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Apricot Carambola Opinion
Calories 48 31 Apricot
Protein 1.4 1.04 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.33 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 34.4 Carambola
Carbs 11.12 6.73 Apricot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.08 Apricot
Calcium 13 3 Apricot
Potassium 259 133 Apricot
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 9.24 3.98 Apricot
Fiber 2 2.8 Carambola
Copper 0.078 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.2 0.12 Apricot
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Phosphorus 23 12 Apricot
Sodium 1 2 Apricot
Vitamin A 1279 61 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 0.15 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.014 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.016 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.367 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.017 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 0 Apricot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.019 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.03 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.015 0.008 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 0.044 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.077
Lysine 0.097 0.077 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 0.021 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.037 Apricot
Valine 0.047 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.027 0.008 Apricot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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