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Carambola vs Naranjilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Carambola and Naranjilla

  • Carambola is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Fiber, while Naranjilla is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Carambola covers your daily Vitamin C needs 35% more than Naranjilla.
  • Carambola has 5 times more Copper than Naranjilla. Carambola has 0.137mg of Copper, while Naranjilla has 0.028mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened.

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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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +389.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +389.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 12

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 +975%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +831.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +529.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +975%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +831.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +529.4%
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 Naranjilla
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Naranjilla Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 4.8g Naranjilla
Protein 1.04g 0.44g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.22g Carambola
Carbs 6.73g 5.9g Carambola
Calories 31kcal 25kcal Carambola
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.04g Naranjilla
Sugar 3.98g 3.74g Naranjilla
Fiber 2.8g 1.1g Carambola
Calcium 3mg 8mg Naranjilla
Iron 0.08mg 0.35mg Naranjilla
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Naranjilla
Phosphorus 12mg 12mg
Potassium 133mg 200mg Naranjilla
Sodium 2mg 4mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.1mg Carambola
Copper 0.137mg 0.028mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 568IU Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.75mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0IU IU Carambola
Vitamin D 0µg µg Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4mg 3.2mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.045mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0mg Carambola
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 1.45mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.22mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.107mg Naranjilla
Folate 12µg 3µg Carambola
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Carambola
Vitamin K 0µg 14.6µg Naranjilla
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 mg Naranjilla
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g g Carambola

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Carambola Naranjilla
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
15
Naranjilla
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
7
Naranjilla

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%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.