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Lemon vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sugars (difference - 1.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
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.
Lemon Carambola
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
Lemon 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
25
Lemon
17
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
6
Lemon
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
Lemon
4
:
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +270.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Potassium - 133
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +766.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +270.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Potassium - 133
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
Lemon
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.15
Contains more Vitamin C +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.15

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
7%
Lemon
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Lemon
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 Lemon Carambola Opinion
Calories 29 31 Carambola
Protein 1.1 1.04 Lemon
Fats 0.3 0.33 Carambola
Vitamin C 53 34.4 Lemon
Carbs 9.32 6.73 Lemon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.08 Lemon
Calcium 26 3 Lemon
Potassium 138 133 Lemon
Magnesium 8 10 Carambola
Sugars 2.5 3.98 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 2.8
Copper 0.037 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.06 0.12 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 16 12 Lemon
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 22 61 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15 0.15
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.014 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.016 Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.367 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.017 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.019 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.03 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 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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