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Carambola vs Orange juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange juice
Orange juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 4.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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 Orange juice
Lower in Sodium 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
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Orange juice
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
25
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
6
Carambola
6
Orange juice

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 more Copper +211.4%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Contains more Copper +211.4%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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 E +275%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +542.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +542.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
10%
Orange juice
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Orange juice

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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 Orange juice Opinion
Calories 31 45 Orange juice
Protein 1.04 0.7 Carambola
Fats 0.33 0.2 Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4 50 Orange juice
Carbs 6.73 10.4 Orange juice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.2 Orange juice
Calcium 3 11 Orange juice
Potassium 133 200 Orange juice
Magnesium 10 11 Orange juice
Sugars 3.98 8.4 Orange juice
Fiber 2.8 0.2 Carambola
Copper 0.137 0.044 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.05 Carambola
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Phosphorus 12 17 Orange juice
Sodium 2 1 Orange juice
Vitamin A 61 200 Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.15 0.04 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.09 Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.03 Orange juice
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.4 Orange juice
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.19 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.04 Orange juice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Orange juice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.024 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.036 Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.04 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.002 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 0.008 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 0.008 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.013 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.009 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.003 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.009 Carambola
Valine 0.05 0.011 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 0.003 Carambola
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