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

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

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

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.
Blackberry Carambola
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (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 - 11)
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)

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 Blackberry Carambola Opinion
Calories 43 31 Blackberry
Protein 1.39 1.04 Blackberry
Fats 0.49 0.33 Blackberry
Vitamin C 21 34.4 Carambola
Carbs 9.61 6.73 Blackberry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.08 Blackberry
Calcium 29 3 Blackberry
Potassium 162 133 Blackberry
Magnesium 20 10 Blackberry
Sugars 4.88 3.98 Carambola
Fiber 5.3 2.8 Blackberry
Copper 0.165 0.137 Blackberry
Zinc 0.53 0.12 Blackberry
Starch 0 Blackberry
Phosphorus 22 12 Blackberry
Sodium 1 2 Blackberry
Vitamin A 214 61 Blackberry
Vitamin E 1.17 0.15 Blackberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.014 Blackberry
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.016 Blackberry
Vitamin B3 0.646 0.367 Blackberry
Vitamin B5 0.276 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.03 0.017 Blackberry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19.8 0 Blackberry
Folate 25 12 Blackberry
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.014 0.019 Blackberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047 0.03 Blackberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.28 0.184 Blackberry
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
Fructose 2.4 Blackberry

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 of 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.