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Blackberry vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Blackberry and Carambola

  • Blackberry has more Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin E , and Iron, however Carambola is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Blackberry's daily need coverage for Manganese is 26% more.
  • Blackberry contains 10 times more Calcium than Carambola. Blackberry contains 29mg of Calcium, while Carambola contains 3mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Blackberries, raw and Carambola, (starfruit), raw.

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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 Calcium +866.7%
Contains more Iron +675%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +341.7%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 24% 15% 10% 15% 1% 15% 56%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +866.7%
Contains more Iron +675%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +341.7%
Contains more Copper +20.4%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +250.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +680%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 24% 0% 70% 5% 6% 13% 17% 7% 19% 0% 50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 3% 0% 115% 4% 4% 7% 24% 4% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +250.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +680%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Blackberry Carambola
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blackberry Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 4.31g 3.93g Blackberry
Protein 1.39g 1.04g Blackberry
Fats 0.49g 0.33g Blackberry
Carbs 9.61g 6.73g Blackberry
Calories 43kcal 31kcal Blackberry
Starch 0g g Blackberry
Fructose 2.4g g Blackberry
Sugar 4.88g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 5.3g 2.8g Blackberry
Calcium 29mg 3mg Blackberry
Iron 0.62mg 0.08mg Blackberry
Magnesium 20mg 10mg Blackberry
Phosphorus 22mg 12mg Blackberry
Potassium 162mg 133mg Blackberry
Sodium 1mg 2mg Blackberry
Zinc 0.53mg 0.12mg Blackberry
Copper 0.165mg 0.137mg Blackberry
Vitamin A 214IU 61IU Blackberry
Vitamin E 1.17mg 0.15mg Blackberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.014mg Blackberry
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.016mg Blackberry
Vitamin B3 0.646mg 0.367mg Blackberry
Vitamin B5 0.276mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 0.017mg Blackberry
Folate 25µg 12µg Blackberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19.8µg 0µg Blackberry
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine mg 0.008mg Carambola
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.014g 0.019g Blackberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.03g Blackberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.28g 0.184g Blackberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Blackberry Carambola
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Blackberry
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
17
Blackberry
10
Carambola

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 food.
Protein
8%
Blackberry
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
10%
Blackberry
7%
Carambola
Fats
2%
Blackberry
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blackberry
Blackberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Blackberry
Blackberry is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Blackberry
Blackberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blackberry
Blackberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Blackberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173946/nutrients
  2. Carambola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171715/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.