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Carambola vs Strawberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Carambola and Strawberry?

  • Carambola is richer in Copper, and Vitamin B5, yet Strawberry is richer in Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Strawberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% higher.
  • Carambola has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Strawberry. Carambola has 0.391mg of Vitamin B5, while Strawberry has 0.125mg.

We used Carambola, (starfruit), raw and Strawberries, 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 Copper +185.4%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Iron +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
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% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Copper +185.4%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Iron +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%

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 +408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.386
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% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.386

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 Strawberry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carambola Strawberry Opinion
Net carbs 3.93g 5.68g Strawberry
Protein 1.04g 0.67g Carambola
Fats 0.33g 0.3g Carambola
Carbs 6.73g 7.68g Strawberry
Calories 31kcal 32kcal Strawberry
Starch g 0.04g Strawberry
Fructose g 2.44g Strawberry
Sugar 3.98g 4.89g Carambola
Fiber 2.8g 2g Carambola
Calcium 3mg 16mg Strawberry
Iron 0.08mg 0.41mg Strawberry
Magnesium 10mg 13mg Strawberry
Phosphorus 12mg 24mg Strawberry
Potassium 133mg 153mg Strawberry
Sodium 2mg 1mg Strawberry
Zinc 0.12mg 0.14mg Strawberry
Copper 0.137mg 0.048mg Carambola
Vitamin A 61IU 12IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.29mg Strawberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 34.4mg 58.8mg Strawberry
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.024mg Strawberry
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.022mg Strawberry
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 0.386mg Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.391mg 0.125mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.017mg 0.047mg Strawberry
Folate 12µg 24µg Strawberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.2µg Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.008mg
Threonine 0.044mg 0.02mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.016mg Carambola
Leucine 0.077mg 0.034mg Carambola
Lysine 0.077mg 0.026mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.002mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037mg 0.019mg Carambola
Valine 0.05mg 0.019mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg 0.012mg Strawberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.015g Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.043g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184g 0.155g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Carambola Strawberry
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
22
Strawberry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carambola
9
Strawberry

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
4%
Strawberry
Carbohydrates
7%
Carambola
8%
Strawberry
Fats
2%
Carambola
1%
Strawberry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Strawberry
Strawberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Strawberry
Strawberry is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.91g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/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.