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Carambola vs Crateva religiosa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Carambola and Crateva religiosa?

  • Carambola is higher in Copper, yet Crateva religiosa is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, Fiber, Manganese, Potassium and Phosphorus.
  • Crateva religiosa's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 22% more.
  • Carambola has 2 times more Copper than Crateva religiosa. While Carambola has 0.137mg of Copper, Crateva religiosa has only 0.057mg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Carambola is lower.

We used Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Abiyuch, raw types in this article.

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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 Copper +140.4%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Iron +1912.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +158.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 3% 27% 18% 19% 9% 21% 3%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Iron +1912.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +158.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%

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 C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.9%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 181% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.9%

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
14
Carambola
16
Crateva religiosa
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
20
Crateva religiosa

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
6%
Carambola
9%
Crateva religiosa
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
18%
Crateva religiosa
Fats
2%
Carambola
0%
Crateva religiosa

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.
Carambola Crateva religiosa
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Crateva religiosa
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crateva religiosa
Crateva religiosa is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 4.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carambola
Carambola is relatively richer in vitamins

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 Carambola Crateva religiosa Opinion
Calories 31 69 Crateva religiosa
Protein 1.04 1.5 Crateva religiosa
Fats 0.33 0.1 Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4 54.1 Crateva religiosa
Carbs 6.73 17.6 Crateva religiosa
Cholesterol 0 Crateva religiosa
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Iron 0.08 1.61 Crateva religiosa
Calcium 3 8 Crateva religiosa
Potassium 133 304 Crateva religiosa
Magnesium 10 24 Crateva religiosa
Sugars 3.98 8.55 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 5.3 Crateva religiosa
Copper 0.137 0.057 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.31 Crateva religiosa
Starch
Phosphorus 12 47 Crateva religiosa
Sodium 2 20 Carambola
Vitamin A 61 100 Crateva religiosa
Vitamin E 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014 Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016 Carambola
Vitamin B3 0.367 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 Carambola
Vitamin B12 0 Carambola
Vitamin K 0 Carambola
Folate 12 Carambola
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.014 Crateva religiosa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 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
Fructose 3.8 Crateva religiosa

References

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

  1. Carambola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171715/nutrients
  2. Crateva religiosa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167782/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.