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Pineapple vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pineapple
Pineapple is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 5.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
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.
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.
Pineapple Carambola
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Pineapple 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
Pineapple
17
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
6
Pineapple
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 +262.5%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Potassium +22%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Potassium +22%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +464.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +558.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 61
Contains more Vitamin C +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +464.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +558.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 61

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
3%
Pineapple
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Pineapple
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 Pineapple Carambola Opinion
Calories 50 31 Pineapple
Protein 0.54 1.04 Carambola
Fats 0.12 0.33 Carambola
Vitamin C 47.8 34.4 Pineapple
Carbs 13.12 6.73 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.29 0.08 Pineapple
Calcium 13 3 Pineapple
Potassium 109 133 Carambola
Magnesium 12 10 Pineapple
Sugars 9.85 3.98 Pineapple
Fiber 1.4 2.8 Carambola
Copper 0.11 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.12
Starch 0 Pineapple
Phosphorus 8 12 Carambola
Sodium 1 2 Pineapple
Vitamin A 58 61 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.02 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.079 0.014 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.016 Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.367 Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.112 0.017 Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0 Pineapple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.009 0.019 Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.03 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.005 0.008 Carambola
Threonine 0.019 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.019 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.024 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.026 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.012 0.021 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.021 0.037 Carambola
Valine 0.024 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.01 0.008 Pineapple
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