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Carambola vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carambola
Carambola is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Fruit salad
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Fruit salad
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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
6
Carambola
5
Fruit salad

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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Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +174%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +174%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%

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 +942.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +637.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +883.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356
Contains more Vitamin C +942.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +637.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +883.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
2%
Carambola
0%
Fruit salad

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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 Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 31 50 Fruit salad
Protein 1.04 0.51 Carambola
Fats 0.33 0.03 Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4 3.3 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 13.05 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.25 Fruit salad
Calcium 3 11 Fruit salad
Potassium 133 116 Carambola
Magnesium 10 8 Carambola
Sugars 3.98 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 1 Carambola
Copper 0.137 0.05 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.14 Fruit salad
Starch
Phosphorus 12 14 Fruit salad
Sodium 2 5 Carambola
Vitamin A 61 600 Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.011 Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.014 Carambola
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.356 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.053 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.027 Fruit salad
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Carambola
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.004 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.005 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.011 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 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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