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Blueberry vs. Carambola — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Blueberry and Carambola

  • Blueberry is richer in Vitamin K, and Manganese, while Carambola is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Carambola covers your daily Vitamin C needs 27% more than Blueberry.
  • Carambola is lower in Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Blueberries, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +808.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46% 5% 4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +808.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Equal in Phosphorus - 12

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +13%
Contains more Vitamin C +254.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +26.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 49%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 3% 0% 115% 4% 4% 7% 24% 4% 9% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +13%
Contains more Vitamin C +254.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +26.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +115.3%
Contains more Protein +40.5%
Contains more Other +126.1%
Equal in Fats - 0.33
Equal in Water - 91.38
14% 84%
Protein: 0.74 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 14.49 g
Water: 84.21 g
Other: 0.23 g
7% 91%
Protein: 1.04 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 6.73 g
Water: 91.38 g
Other: 0.52 g
Contains more Carbs +115.3%
Contains more Protein +40.5%
Contains more Other +126.1%
Equal in Fats - 0.33
Equal in Water - 91.38

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +26%
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.146 g
8% 13% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.184 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +26%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Blueberry Carambola
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blueberry Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 3.93g Blueberry
Protein 0.74g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.33g
Carbs 14.49g 6.73g Blueberry
Calories 57kcal 31kcal Blueberry
Starch 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 2.4g 2.8g Carambola
Calcium 6mg 3mg Blueberry
Iron 0.28mg 0.08mg Blueberry
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Carambola
Phosphorus 12mg 12mg
Potassium 77mg 133mg Carambola
Sodium 1mg 2mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.16mg 0.12mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg 0.137mg Carambola
Manganese 0.336mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Selenium 0.1µg 0.6µg Carambola
Vitamin A 54IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 3µg
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.15mg Blueberry
Vitamin C 9.7mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.014mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.016mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.367mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.017mg Blueberry
Folate 6µg 12µg Carambola
Choline 6mg 7.6mg Carambola
Vitamin K 19.3µg 0µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine 0.02mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.044mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.013mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.012mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.031mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.011mg 0.008mg Blueberry
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.03g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blueberry Carambola
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Blueberry
14%
Carambola
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Blueberry
9%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.98g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.