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Carambola vs Sapodilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carambola and Sapodilla

  • Carambola has more Vitamin C and Copper, while Sapodilla has more Fiber and Iron.
  • Carambola covers your daily need of Vitamin C 22% more than Sapodilla.
  • Carambola contains 2 times more Copper than Sapodilla. While Carambola contains 0.137mg of Copper, Sapodilla contains only 0.086mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Sapodilla, 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
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Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +45.1%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 18% 9% 29% 3% 6% 2%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +45.1%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
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" 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 C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 60
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 49% 4% 0% 0% 0% 5% 4% 16% 9% 0% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 60

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
8
Sapodilla
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
13
Sapodilla

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
3%
Sapodilla
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
20%
Sapodilla
Fats
2%
Carambola
5%
Sapodilla

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carambola Sapodilla
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 Sugars?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla contains less Sugars (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.175g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carambola
Carambola is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Sapodilla Opinion
Calories 31 83 Sapodilla
Protein 1.04 0.44 Carambola
Fats 0.33 1.1 Sapodilla
Vitamin C 34.4 14.7 Carambola
Carbs 6.73 19.96 Sapodilla
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Iron 0.08 0.8 Sapodilla
Calcium 3 21 Sapodilla
Potassium 133 193 Sapodilla
Magnesium 10 12 Sapodilla
Sugars 3.98 Sapodilla
Fiber 2.8 5.3 Sapodilla
Copper 0.137 0.086 Carambola
Zinc 0.12 0.1 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 12 12
Sodium 2 12 Carambola
Vitamin A 61 60 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014 0 Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.016 0.02 Sapodilla
Vitamin B3 0.367 0.2 Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.391 0.252 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017 0.037 Sapodilla
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Carambola
Folate 12 14 Sapodilla
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 0.194 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 0.521 Sapodilla
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 0.011 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 0.005 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 0.012 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 0.015 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 0.024 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 0.039 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 0.003 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 0.013 Carambola
Valine 0.05 0.016 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 0.016 Sapodilla
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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 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. Sapodilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167759/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.