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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 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 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 9% 15% 15% 56% 15% 10% 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 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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
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 70% 13% 24% 0% 5% 6% 13% 17% 7% 0% 50% 19%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +108.3%

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 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

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

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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