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Carambola vs Custard-apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple contains less Sugars (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.212g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Custard-apple
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Custard-apple
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
17
Carambola
15
Custard-apple
Mineral Summary Score
6
Carambola
9
Custard-apple

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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +787.5%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +187.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +787.5%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +187.2%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%

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 C +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +471.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1200%

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
10%
Custard-apple
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
25%
Custard-apple
Fats
2%
Carambola
3%
Custard-apple

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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 Custard-apple Opinion
Calories 31 101 Custard-apple
Protein 1.04 1.7 Custard-apple
Fats 0.33 0.6 Custard-apple
Vitamin C 34.4 19.2 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 25.2 Custard-apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Iron 0.08 0.71 Custard-apple
Calcium 3 30 Custard-apple
Potassium 133 382 Custard-apple
Magnesium 10 18 Custard-apple
Sugars 3.98 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 2.4 Carambola
Copper 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 12 21 Custard-apple
Sodium 2 4 Carambola
Vitamin A 61 33 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.08 Custard-apple
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.1 Custard-apple
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.5 Custard-apple
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.135 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.221 Custard-apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Carambola
Folic acid (B9) 0 Carambola
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.231 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.007 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.037 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.004 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 Carambola
Valine 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 Carambola
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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