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Carambola vs Cherimoya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Carambola and Cherimoya

  • Carambola has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Cherimoya is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Carambola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 24% more.
  • Carambola contains 2 times more Copper than Cherimoya. Carambola contains 0.137mg of Copper, while Cherimoya contains 0.069mg.
  • Carambola contains less Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Cherimoya, 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 less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +98.6%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +237.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +115.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 13% 12% 26% 1% 5% 24%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +98.6%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +237.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +115.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%

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 A +1120%
Contains more Vitamin C +173%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +621.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1411.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
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 1% 6% 0% 42% 26% 31% 13% 21% 60% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1120%
Contains more Vitamin C +173%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +621.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1411.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%

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 Cherimoya
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Cherimoya Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 14.71g Cherimoya
Protein 1.04g 1.57g Cherimoya
Fats 0.33g 0.68g Cherimoya
Carbs 6.73g 17.71g Cherimoya
Calories 31kcal 75kcal Cherimoya
Starch g 0g Cherimoya
Fructose g 6.28g Cherimoya
Sugar 3.98g 12.87g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 3g Cherimoya
Calcium 3mg 10mg Cherimoya
Iron 0.08mg 0.27mg Cherimoya
Magnesium 10mg 17mg Cherimoya
Phosphorus 12mg 26mg Cherimoya
Potassium 133mg 287mg Cherimoya
Sodium 2mg 7mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.16mg Cherimoya
Copper 0.137mg 0.069mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 5IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.27mg Cherimoya
Vitamin D 0IU IU Carambola
Vitamin D 0µg µg Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4mg 12.6mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.101mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.131mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.644mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.345mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.257mg Cherimoya
Folate 12µg 23µg Cherimoya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.031mg Cherimoya
Threonine 0.044mg 0.052mg Cherimoya
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.042mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg 0.063mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg 0.042mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.021mg
Phenylalanine 0.037mg 0.042mg Cherimoya
Valine 0.05mg 0.063mg Cherimoya
Histidine 0.008mg 0.021mg Cherimoya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.233g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.055g Cherimoya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.188g Cherimoya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carambola Cherimoya
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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
Cherimoya
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
11
Cherimoya

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
9%
Cherimoya
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
18%
Cherimoya
Fats
2%
Carambola
3%
Cherimoya

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Carambola
Carambola is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Cherimoya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173953/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.