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Carambola vs Raspberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Carambola and Raspberry

  • Carambola has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Raspberry is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Iron, and Vitamin K.
  • Raspberry's daily need coverage for Manganese is 28% more.
  • Carambola contains 2 times more Copper than Raspberry. Carambola contains 0.137mg of Copper, while Raspberry contains 0.09mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Raspberries, raw.

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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 +52.2%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +762.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 26% 16% 13% 14% 1% 12% 30%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +762.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +250%

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 A +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.5%
Contains more Folate +75%
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 2% 18% 0% 88% 8% 9% 12% 20% 13% 16% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.5%
Contains more Folate +75%
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 Raspberry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Raspberry Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 5.44g Raspberry
Protein 1.04g 1.2g Raspberry
Fats 0.33g 0.65g Raspberry
Carbs 6.73g 11.94g Raspberry
Calories 31kcal 52kcal Raspberry
Starch g 0g Raspberry
Fructose g 2.35g Raspberry
Sugar 3.98g 4.42g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 6.5g Raspberry
Calcium 3mg 25mg Raspberry
Iron 0.08mg 0.69mg Raspberry
Magnesium 10mg 22mg Raspberry
Phosphorus 12mg 29mg Raspberry
Potassium 133mg 151mg Raspberry
Sodium 2mg 1mg Raspberry
Zinc 0.12mg 0.42mg Raspberry
Copper 0.137mg 0.09mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 33IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.87mg Raspberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 34.4mg 26.2mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.032mg Raspberry
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.038mg Raspberry
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.598mg Raspberry
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.329mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.055mg Raspberry
Folate 12µg 21µg Raspberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 7.8µg Raspberry
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.019g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.064g Raspberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.375g Raspberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carambola Raspberry
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
17
Raspberry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
15
Raspberry

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%
Raspberry
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
12%
Raspberry
Fats
2%
Carambola
3%
Raspberry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Raspberry
Raspberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Raspberry
Raspberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Raspberry
Raspberry is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Raspberry
Raspberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Raspberry
Raspberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.44g)
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)

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. Raspberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167755/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.