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Carambola vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 8.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.093g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Carambola Banana
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Banana
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
17
Carambola
12
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
6
Carambola
10
Banana

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
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7
Banana
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +169.2%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +75.6%
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +169.2%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
:
6
Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +295.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2058.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 64
Contains more Vitamin C +295.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2058.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 64

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
6%
Carambola
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
23%
Banana
Fats
2%
Carambola
2%
Banana

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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 Carambola Banana Opinion
Calories 31 89 Banana
Protein 1.04 1.09 Banana
Fats 0.33 0.33
Vitamin C 34.4 8.7 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 22.84 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.26 Banana
Calcium 3 5 Banana
Potassium 133 358 Banana
Magnesium 10 27 Banana
Sugars 3.98 12.23 Banana
Fiber 2.8 2.6 Carambola
Copper 0.137 0.078 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.15 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 12 22 Banana
Sodium 2 1 Banana
Vitamin A 61 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.15 0.1 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.031 Banana
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.073 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.665 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.334 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.5 Banana
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.112 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.032 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.073 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.044 0.028 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 0.028 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.068 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.05 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.008 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.049 Banana
Valine 0.05 0.047 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 0.077 Banana
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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