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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +280.6%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains more Manganese +127%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
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 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12% 11% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +280.6%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains more Manganese +127%
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" charts 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 Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16
Equal in Vitamin C - 32.9
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 0% 9%
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 Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16
Equal in Vitamin C - 32.9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +46.5%
Contains more Other +36.8%
Contains more Fats +27.3%
Contains more Carbs +126%
Equal in Water - 83.28
7% 91%
Protein: 1.04 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 6.73 g
Water: 91.38 g
Other: 0.52 g
15% 83%
Protein: 0.71 g
Fats: 0.42 g
Carbs: 15.21 g
Water: 83.28 g
Other: 0.38 g
Contains more Protein +46.5%
Contains more Other +36.8%
Contains more Fats +27.3%
Contains more Carbs +126%
Equal in Water - 83.28

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.7%
8% 13% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.184 g
35% 19% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.104 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.136 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Carambola 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 8.81g Feijoa
Protein 1.04g 0.71g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.42g Feijoa
Carbs 6.73g 15.21g Feijoa
Calories 31kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 3.98g 8.2g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 3mg 17mg Feijoa
Iron 0.08mg 0.14mg Feijoa
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Carambola
Phosphorus 12mg 19mg Feijoa
Potassium 133mg 172mg Feijoa
Sodium 2mg 3mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.06mg Carambola
Copper 0.137mg 0.036mg Carambola
Manganese 0.037mg 0.084mg Feijoa
Selenium 0.6µg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 6IU Carambola
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin C 34.4mg 32.9mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.006mg Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.018mg Feijoa
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.295mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.233mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate 12µg 23µg Feijoa
Choline 7.6mg Carambola
Vitamin K 0µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.007mg Carambola
Threonine 0.044mg 0.019mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.019mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg 0.028mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg 0.038mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.007mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037mg 0.019mg Carambola
Valine 0.05mg 0.019mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.104g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.136g Carambola
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.107g Feijoa
Omega-3 - ALA 0.029g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carambola Feijoa
Low Fats diet ok
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
14%
Feijoa
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Carambola
7%
Feijoa

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.

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. 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.