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Carambola vs Soursop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Carambola and Soursop

  • Carambola has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Soursop is higher in Iron.
  • Carambola covers your daily Vitamin C needs 15% more than Soursop.
  • Soursop contains 2 times less Copper than Carambola. Carambola contains 0.137mg of Copper, while Soursop contains 0.086mg.
  • Carambola has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Soursop, 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 less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +109%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 15% 12% 25% 2% 3% 29%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +109%

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 +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
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 1% 2% 0% 69% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
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 Soursop
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Soursop Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 13.54g Soursop
Protein 1.04g 1g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.3g Carambola
Carbs 6.73g 16.84g Soursop
Calories 31kcal 66kcal Soursop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.98g 13.54g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 3.3g Soursop
Calcium 3mg 14mg Soursop
Iron 0.08mg 0.6mg Soursop
Magnesium 10mg 21mg Soursop
Phosphorus 12mg 27mg Soursop
Potassium 133mg 278mg Soursop
Sodium 2mg 14mg Carambola
Zinc 0.12mg 0.1mg Carambola
Copper 0.137mg 0.086mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 2IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.08mg Carambola
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 34.4mg 20.6mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.07mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.05mg Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.9mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.253mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.059mg Soursop
Folate 12µg 14µg Soursop
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Soursop
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.011mg Soursop
Threonine 0.044mg mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg 0.06mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.007mg 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 0.051g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.09g Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.069g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carambola Soursop
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
13
Soursop
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
14
Soursop

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
6%
Soursop
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
17%
Soursop
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Soursop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.