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Carambola vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 5.77g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carambola
Carambola is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Pear
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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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3
Pear
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +67.1%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +67.1%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 12

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
:
3
Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +144%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +698%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +144%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +698%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.6%
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
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Pear

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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 Pear Opinion
Calories 31 57 Pear
Protein 1.04 0.36 Carambola
Fats 0.33 0.14 Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4 4.3 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 15.23 Pear
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.18 Pear
Calcium 3 9 Pear
Potassium 133 116 Carambola
Magnesium 10 7 Carambola
Sugars 3.98 9.75 Pear
Fiber 2.8 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.137 0.082 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.1 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 12 12
Sodium 2 1 Pear
Vitamin A 61 25 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15 0.12 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.012 Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.026 Pear
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.161 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.049 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.029 Pear
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 4.4 Pear
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.022 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.084 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.094 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.002 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 0.011 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 0.011 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.019 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.017 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.002 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.011 Carambola
Valine 0.05 0.017 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 0.002 Carambola
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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