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Carambola vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Carambola and Feijoa

  • Carambola has more Copper, however Feijoa has more Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Feijoa is 14% higher.
  • Feijoa has 4 times less Copper than Carambola. Carambola has 0.137mg of Copper, while Feijoa has 0.036mg.
  • Carambola is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Feijoa, 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 Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +280.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +280.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +294.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 32.9
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16
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 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +294.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 32.9
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16

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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
15%
Feijoa
Fats
2%
Carambola
2%
Feijoa

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

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Carambola Feijoa
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.085g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Feijoa Opinion
Calories 31 61 Feijoa
Protein 1.04 0.71 Carambola
Fats 0.33 0.42 Feijoa
Vitamin C 34.4 32.9 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 15.21 Feijoa
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Iron 0.08 0.14 Feijoa
Calcium 3 17 Feijoa
Potassium 133 172 Feijoa
Magnesium 10 9 Carambola
Sugar 3.98 8.2 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 6.4 Feijoa
Copper 0.137 0.036 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.06 Carambola
Starch 0 Feijoa
Phosphorus 12 19 Feijoa
Sodium 2 3 Carambola
Vitamin A 61 6 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15 0.16 Feijoa
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.006 Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.018 Feijoa
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.295 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.233 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.067 Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 3.5 Feijoa
Folate 12 23 Feijoa
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.104 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.056 Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.136 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.007 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 0.019 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 0.019 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.028 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.038 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.007 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.019 Carambola
Valine 0.05 0.019 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 0.009 Feijoa
Fructose 2.95 Feijoa

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.