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Carambola vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 4.94g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.253g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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.
Carambola Guava
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Guava
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
106
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
6
Carambola
14
Guava

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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Guava
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +213.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +67.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +213.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +67.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
:
9
Guava
Contains more Vitamin C +563.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +923%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +378.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +563.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +923%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +378.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Carambola
4%
Guava

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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 Guava Opinion
Calories 31 68 Guava
Protein 1.04 2.55 Guava
Fats 0.33 0.95 Guava
Vitamin C 34.4 228.3 Guava
Carbs 6.73 14.32 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.26 Guava
Calcium 3 18 Guava
Potassium 133 417 Guava
Magnesium 10 22 Guava
Sugars 3.98 8.92 Guava
Fiber 2.8 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.137 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.12 0.23 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 12 40 Guava
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 61 624 Guava
Vitamin E 0.15 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.067 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.04 Guava
Vitamin B3 0.367 1.084 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.451 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.11 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.6 Guava
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.272 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.008 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.044 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.044 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.077 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.077 0.072 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.016 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.006 Carambola
Valine 0.05 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.008 0.022 Guava
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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