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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 Sugar 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +1912.5%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +158.3%
Contains more Manganese +391.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46% 5% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 61% 18% 21% 27% 3% 9% 19% 24% 0%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +1912.5%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +128.6%
Contains more Zinc +158.3%
Contains more Manganese +391.9%

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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +230%
Contains more Water +14.4%
Contains more Protein +44.2%
Contains more Carbs +161.5%
Contains more Other +73.1%
7% 91%
Protein: 1.04 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 6.73 g
Water: 91.38 g
Other: 0.52 g
18% 80%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 17.6 g
Water: 79.9 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Fats +230%
Contains more Water +14.4%
Contains more Protein +44.2%
Contains more Carbs +161.5%
Contains more Other +73.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.3%
8% 13% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.184 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.014 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Crateva religiosa Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 12.3g Crateva religiosa
Protein 1.04g 1.5g Crateva religiosa
Fats 0.33g 0.1g Carambola
Carbs 6.73g 17.6g Crateva religiosa
Calories 31kcal 69kcal Crateva religiosa
Fructose 3.8g Crateva religiosa
Sugar 3.98g 8.55g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 5.3g Crateva religiosa
Calcium 3mg 8mg Crateva religiosa
Iron 0.08mg 1.61mg Crateva religiosa
Magnesium 10mg 24mg Crateva religiosa
Phosphorus 12mg 47mg Crateva religiosa
Potassium 133mg 304mg Crateva religiosa
Sodium 2mg 20mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.31mg Crateva religiosa
Copper 0.137mg 0.057mg Carambola
Manganese 0.037mg 0.182mg Crateva religiosa
Selenium 0.6µg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 100IU Crateva religiosa
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 5µg Crateva religiosa
Vitamin E 0.15mg Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4mg 54.1mg Crateva religiosa
Vitamin B1 0.014mg Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016mg Carambola
Vitamin B3 0.367mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg Carambola
Folate 12µg Carambola
Choline 7.6mg Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg Carambola
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.014g Crateva religiosa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carambola Crateva religiosa
Low Fats diet ok
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
14%
Carambola
14%
Crateva religiosa
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Carambola
18%
Crateva religiosa

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 - 45)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (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

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. 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.