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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 Sugar.

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
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +101.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 7% 9% 17% 0% 5% 23%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +101.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
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 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 20% 15% 0% 22% 6% 8% 16% 10% 6% 3% 0% 7%
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 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Peach Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 8.04g Peach
Protein 1.04g 0.91g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.25g Carambola
Carbs 6.73g 9.54g Peach
Calories 31kcal 39kcal Peach
Starch g 0g Peach
Fructose g 1.53g Peach
Sugar 3.98g 8.39g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 1.5g Carambola
Calcium 3mg 6mg Peach
Iron 0.08mg 0.25mg Peach
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Carambola
Phosphorus 12mg 20mg Peach
Potassium 133mg 190mg Peach
Sodium 2mg 0mg Peach
Zinc 0.12mg 0.17mg Peach
Copper 0.137mg 0.068mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 326IU Peach
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.73mg Peach
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 34.4mg 6.6mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.024mg Peach
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.031mg Peach
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.806mg Peach
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.153mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.025mg Peach
Folate 12µg 4µg Carambola
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.6µg Peach
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.01mg Peach
Threonine 0.044mg 0.016mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.017mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg 0.027mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg 0.03mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.01mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037mg 0.019mg Carambola
Valine 0.05mg 0.022mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg 0.013mg Peach
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.019g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.067g Peach
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.086g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carambola Peach
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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Carambola
5%
Peach
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
10%
Peach
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Peach

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peach
Peach contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peach
Peach is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.41g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.019 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. 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.