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Carambola vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carambola and Fruit salad

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin B5 in Carambola is higher than in Fruit salad.
  • Carambola covers your daily need of Vitamin C 35% more than Fruit salad.
  • Carambola contains 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Fruit salad. While Carambola contains 0.391mg of Vitamin B5, Fruit salad contains only 0.053mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids.

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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 +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +174%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +174%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%

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 +942.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +637.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +883.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356
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 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +942.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +637.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +883.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 1.04g 0.51g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.03g Carambola
Carbs 6.73g 13.05g Fruit salad
Calories 31kcal 50kcal Fruit salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.98g g Fruit salad
Fiber 2.8g 1g Carambola
Calcium 3mg 11mg Fruit salad
Iron 0.08mg 0.25mg Fruit salad
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Carambola
Phosphorus 12mg 14mg Fruit salad
Potassium 133mg 116mg Carambola
Sodium 2mg 5mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.14mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.137mg 0.05mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 600IU Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Carambola
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 34.4mg 3.3mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.011mg Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.014mg Carambola
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.356mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.053mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.027mg Fruit salad
Folate 12µg 3µg Carambola
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Carambola
Threonine 0.044mg mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037mg mg Carambola
Valine 0.05mg mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg mg Carambola
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.005g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.011g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carambola Fruit salad
Low Fats diet ok
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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
7
Fruit salad

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
2%
Carambola
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carambola
Carambola is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.