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Carambola vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 2.29g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Lime
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Lime
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
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
6
Carambola
6
Lime

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
:
3
Lime
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +110.8%
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Zinc - 0.11
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +110.8%
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Zinc - 0.11
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
:
5
Lime
Contains more Vitamin C +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +22%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +22%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.9%
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
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
11%
Lime
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Lime

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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 Lime Opinion
Calories 31 30 Carambola
Protein 1.04 0.7 Carambola
Fats 0.33 0.2 Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4 29.1 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 10.54 Lime
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.6 Lime
Calcium 3 33 Lime
Potassium 133 102 Carambola
Magnesium 10 6 Carambola
Sugars 3.98 1.69 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 2.8
Copper 0.137 0.065 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.11 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 12 18 Lime
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 61 50 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15 0.22 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.03 Lime
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.02 Lime
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.2 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.217 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.043 Lime
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.6 Lime
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.022 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.019 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.055 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.003 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.014 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.002 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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