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Carambola vs Rose hip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carambola and Rose hip

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B2 in Rose hip is higher than in Carambola.
  • Rose hip covers your daily need of Vitamin C 435% more than Carambola.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians).

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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 Copper +21.2%
Contains more Calcium +5533.3%
Contains more Iron +1225%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +408.3%
Contains more Potassium +222.6%
Contains more Zinc +108.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Calcium +5533.3%
Contains more Iron +1225%
Contains more Magnesium +590%
Contains more Phosphorus +408.3%
Contains more Potassium +222.6%
Contains more Zinc +108.3%

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 Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +7023%
Contains more Vitamin E +3793.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1138.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +254.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +347.1%
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 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +7023%
Contains more Vitamin E +3793.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1138.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +254.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +347.1%
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 Rose hip
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Rose hip Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 14.12g Rose hip
Protein 1.04g 1.6g Rose hip
Fats 0.33g 0.34g Rose hip
Carbs 6.73g 38.22g Rose hip
Calories 31kcal 162kcal Rose hip
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.16g Rose hip
Sugar 3.98g 2.58g Rose hip
Fiber 2.8g 24.1g Rose hip
Calcium 3mg 169mg Rose hip
Iron 0.08mg 1.06mg Rose hip
Magnesium 10mg 69mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 12mg 61mg Rose hip
Potassium 133mg 429mg Rose hip
Sodium 2mg 4mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.25mg Rose hip
Copper 0.137mg 0.113mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 4345IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 0.15mg 5.84mg Rose hip
Vitamin D 0IU IU Carambola
Vitamin D 0µg µg Carambola
Vitamin C 34.4mg 426mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.016mg Rose hip
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.166mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 1.3mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.8mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.076mg Rose hip
Folate 12µg 3µg Carambola
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Carambola
Vitamin K 0µg 25.9µg Rose hip
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 Rose hip
Trans Fat 0g g Rose hip
Saturated Fat 0.019g g Rose hip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carambola Rose hip
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
166
Rose hip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
31
Rose hip

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
10%
Rose hip
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
38%
Rose hip
Fats
2%
Carambola
2%
Rose hip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Carambola
Carambola is cheaper (difference - $0.2)

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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.