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Carambola vs Peach - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Carambola and Peach?

  • Peach has less Vitamin C, Copper and Fiber than Carambola.
  • Carambola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 31% higher.
  • Carambola has 2 times more Copper than Peach. Carambola has 0.137mg of Copper, while Peach has 0.068mg.
  • Carambola contains less Sugars.

We used Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Peaches, yellow, 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
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6
Peach
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +101.5%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 17% 7% 23% 5% 9% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +101.5%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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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Peach
Contains more Vitamin C +421.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +434.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
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 22% 20% 15% 0% 6% 8% 16% 10% 6% 0% 7% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +434.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
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
9
Peach
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
9
Peach

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
5%
Peach
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
10%
Peach
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Peach

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 Peach
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Peach
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 contains less Sodium?
Peach
Peach contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Peach
Peach is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peach
Peach is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 4.41g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.019 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Peach Opinion
Calories 31 39 Peach
Protein 1.04 0.91 Carambola
Fats 0.33 0.25 Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4 6.6 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 9.54 Peach
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.25 Peach
Calcium 3 6 Peach
Potassium 133 190 Peach
Magnesium 10 9 Carambola
Sugars 3.98 8.39 Carambola
Fiber 2.8 1.5 Carambola
Copper 0.137 0.068 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.17 Peach
Starch 0 Peach
Phosphorus 12 20 Peach
Sodium 2 0 Peach
Vitamin A 61 326 Peach
Vitamin E 0.15 0.73 Peach
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.024 Peach
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.031 Peach
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.806 Peach
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.153 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.025 Peach
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.6 Peach
Folate 12 4 Carambola
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.019
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.067 Peach
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.086 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.01 Peach
Threonine 0.044 0.016 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 0.017 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.027 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.03 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.01 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.019 Carambola
Valine 0.05 0.022 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 0.013 Peach
Fructose 1.53 Peach

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Peach - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169928/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.