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Carambola vs Blackberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Carambola and Blackberry

  • Carambola has more Vitamin C, however Blackberry is richer in Manganese, Vitamin K, Fiber, Vitamin E , and Iron.
  • Blackberry's daily need coverage for Manganese is 26% more.
  • Carambola contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Blackberry. Carambola contains 34.4mg of Vitamin C, while Blackberry contains 21mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Blackberries, 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 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 24% 15% 10% 15% 1% 15% 56%
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 C +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.7%
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 +∞%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.7%
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 +∞%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carambola Blackberry
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
14
Carambola
18
Blackberry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
17
Blackberry

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
6%
Carambola
8%
Blackberry
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
10%
Blackberry
Fats
2%
Carambola
2%
Blackberry

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