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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 Sugars.

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
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3
Grape
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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6
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 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
6%
Carambola
4%
Grape
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
17%
Grape
Fats
2%
Carambola
2%
Grape

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Grape
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 cheaper?
Grape
Grape is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (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 - 13)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Carambola Grape Opinion
Calories 31 67 Grape
Protein 1.04 0.63 Carambola
Fats 0.33 0.35 Grape
Vitamin C 34.4 4 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 17.15 Grape
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.29 Grape
Calcium 3 14 Grape
Potassium 133 191 Grape
Magnesium 10 5 Carambola
Sugars 3.98 16.25 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 0.9 Carambola
Copper 0.137 0.04 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.04 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 12 10 Carambola
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 61 100 Grape
Vitamin E 0.15 0.19 Grape
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.092 Grape
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.057 Grape
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.3 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.024 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.11 Grape
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 14.6 Grape
Folate 12 4 Carambola
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.114 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.014 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.102 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.003 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 0.017 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 0.005 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.013 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.014 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.021
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.013 Carambola
Valine 0.05 0.017 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 0.023 Grape
Fructose

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 of 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.