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Carambola vs Grape - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Carambola and Grape

  • Carambola is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin B5, however Grape is richer in Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Carambola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 34% higher.
  • Carambola has 16 times more Vitamin B5 than Grape. While Carambola has 0.391mg of Vitamin B5, Grape has only 0.024mg.
  • Carambola has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Grapes, american type (slip skin), 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 +100%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 17% 4% 14% 2% 5% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Equal in Sodium - 2

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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Grape
Contains more Vitamin C +760%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1529.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 14% 6% 4% 0% 24% 14% 6% 2% 26% 0% 37% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +760%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1529.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Grape Opinion
Calories 31kcal 67kcal Grape
Protein 1.04g 0.63g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.35g Grape
Vitamin C 34.4mg 4mg Carambola
Net carbs 3.93g 16.25g Grape
Carbs 6.73g 17.15g Grape
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.08mg 0.29mg Grape
Calcium 3mg 14mg Grape
Potassium 133mg 191mg Grape
Magnesium 10mg 5mg Carambola
Sugar 3.98g 16.25g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 0.9g Carambola
Copper 0.137mg 0.04mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Carambola
Starch g g
Phosphorus 12mg 10mg Carambola
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Vitamin A 61IU 100IU Grape
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.19mg Grape
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.092mg Grape
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.057mg Grape
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.3mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.024mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.11mg Grape
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 14.6µg Grape
Folate 12µg 4µg Carambola
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.114g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.014g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.102g Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.003mg Carambola
Threonine 0.044mg 0.017mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.005mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg 0.013mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg 0.014mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.021mg
Phenylalanine 0.037mg 0.013mg Carambola
Valine 0.05mg 0.017mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg 0.023mg Grape
Fructose g g

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Carambola Grape
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
11
Grape
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
7
Grape

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%
Grape
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
17%
Grape
Fats
2%
Carambola
2%
Grape

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Grape
Grape is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.095g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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

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. Grape - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174682/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.