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Carambola vs Kiwifruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 5.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Carambola Kiwifruit
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Kiwifruit
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
56
Kiwifruit
Mineral Summary Score
6
Carambola
11
Kiwifruit

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 less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +287.5%
Contains more Calcium +1033.3%
Contains more Potassium +134.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +287.5%
Contains more Calcium +1033.3%
Contains more Potassium +134.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.13

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 B5 +113.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +169.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +873.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +270.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.341
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +169.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +873.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +270.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.341

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%
Kiwifruit
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
15%
Kiwifruit
Fats
2%
Carambola
2%
Kiwifruit

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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 Kiwifruit Opinion
Calories 31 61 Kiwifruit
Protein 1.04 1.14 Kiwifruit
Fats 0.33 0.52 Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 34.4 92.7 Kiwifruit
Carbs 6.73 14.66 Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.31 Kiwifruit
Calcium 3 34 Kiwifruit
Potassium 133 312 Kiwifruit
Magnesium 10 17 Kiwifruit
Sugars 3.98 8.99 Kiwifruit
Fiber 2.8 3 Kiwifruit
Copper 0.137 0.13 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.14 Kiwifruit
Starch 0 Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 12 34 Kiwifruit
Sodium 2 3 Carambola
Vitamin A 61 87 Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 0.15 1.46 Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.027 Kiwifruit
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.025 Kiwifruit
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.341 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.183 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.063 Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 40.3 Kiwifruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.029 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.047 Kiwifruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.287 Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.008 0.015 Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.044 0.047 Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.044 0.051 Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.077 0.066 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.061 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.024 Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.044 Kiwifruit
Valine 0.05 0.057 Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.008 0.027 Kiwifruit
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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