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Carambola vs. Blueberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Carambola and Blueberry

  • Carambola is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B5, while Blueberry is higher in Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Carambola covers your daily Vitamin C needs 27% more than Blueberry.
  • Carambola has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Blueberry. Carambola has 0.391mg of Vitamin B5, while Blueberry has 0.124mg.
  • Carambola is lower in Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Blueberries, 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 Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +808.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
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 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +140.4%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +808.1%
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 A +13%
Contains more Vitamin C +254.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +26.7%
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 +∞%
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 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 49%
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%
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 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

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

Fat Type Comparison

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

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carambola Blueberry
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
14%
Carambola
11%
Blueberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Carambola
10%
Blueberry

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. Carambola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171715/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.