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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" charts 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 Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Manganese +81.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46% 5% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10% 9% 3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +389.3%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Manganese +81.1%
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" charts 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 Choline Vitamin K 4% 3% 0% 115% 4% 4% 7% 24% 4% 9% 0% 5% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 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 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +136.4%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +14.1%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Equal in Water - 93.05
7% 91%
Protein: 1.04 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 6.73 g
Water: 91.38 g
Other: 0.52 g
6% 93%
Protein: 0.44 g
Fats: 0.22 g
Carbs: 5.9 g
Water: 93.05 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +136.4%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +14.1%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Equal in Water - 93.05

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Fructose 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
Manganese 0.037mg 0.067mg Naranjilla
Selenium 0.6µg 0.4µg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 568IU Naranjilla
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 28µg Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.75mg Naranjilla
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
Choline 7.6mg Carambola
Vitamin K 0µg 14.6µg Naranjilla
Tryptophan 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg Carambola
Saturated Fat 0.019g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carambola Naranjilla
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Carambola
13%
Naranjilla
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Carambola
7%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.