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Carambola vs Jujube - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Carambola and Jujube?

  • Carambola is richer in Copper, yet Jujube is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Jujube's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 38% higher.
  • Carambola has 2 times more Copper than Jujube. Carambola has 0.137mg of Copper, while Jujube has 0.073mg.

We used Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Jujube, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Copper +87.7%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +88%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 7% 23% 8% 25% 2% 10% 1%
Contains more Copper +87.7%
Contains more Zinc +140%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +88%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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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Jujube
Contains more Vitamin A +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.5%
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 230% 3% 0% 0% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.5%

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
24
Jujube
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
11
Jujube

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
7%
Jujube
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
20%
Jujube
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Jujube

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

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Carambola Jujube
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 Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jujube
Jujube is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Jujube Opinion
Calories 31 79 Jujube
Protein 1.04 1.2 Jujube
Fats 0.33 0.2 Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4 69 Jujube
Carbs 6.73 20.23 Jujube
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Iron 0.08 0.48 Jujube
Calcium 3 21 Jujube
Potassium 133 250 Jujube
Magnesium 10 10
Sugar 3.98 Jujube
Fiber 2.8 Carambola
Copper 0.137 0.073 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.05 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 12 23 Jujube
Sodium 2 3 Carambola
Vitamin A 61 40 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.02 Jujube
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.04 Jujube
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.9 Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.081 Jujube
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Carambola
Folate 12 Carambola
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 Carambola
Valine 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 Carambola
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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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.