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Common fig vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 12.28g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Common fig Carambola
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Common fig Carambola
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
8
Common fig
17
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
8
Common fig
6
Carambola

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 Iron +362.5%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +95.7%
Contains more Iron +362.5%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Potassium +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +95.7%

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 A +132.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +564.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1620%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.367
Contains more Vitamin A +132.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +564.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1620%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.367

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
5%
Common fig
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Common fig
2%
Carambola

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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 Common fig Carambola Opinion
Calories 74 31 Common fig
Protein 0.75 1.04 Carambola
Fats 0.3 0.33 Carambola
Vitamin C 2 34.4 Carambola
Carbs 19.18 6.73 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.08 Common fig
Calcium 35 3 Common fig
Potassium 232 133 Common fig
Magnesium 17 10 Common fig
Sugars 16.26 3.98 Common fig
Fiber 2.9 2.8 Common fig
Copper 0.07 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.15 0.12 Common fig
Starch
Phosphorus 14 12 Common fig
Sodium 1 2 Common fig
Vitamin A 142 61 Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.014 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.016 Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.367 Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.017 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 0 Common fig
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.019 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 0.03 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.006 0.008 Carambola
Threonine 0.024 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.023 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.033 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.03 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.006 0.021 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.018 0.037 Carambola
Valine 0.028 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.011 0.008 Common fig
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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