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Cherimoya vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cherimoya and Carambola

  • Cherimoya has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, however Carambola is richer in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Carambola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 24% more.
  • Cherimoya contains 15 times more Vitamin B6 than Carambola. Cherimoya contains 0.257mg of Vitamin B6, while Carambola contains 0.017mg.
  • Carambola contains less Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cherimoya, raw and Carambola, (starfruit), 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 Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +237.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +115.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +98.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 13% 12% 26% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +237.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +115.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Copper +98.6%

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 E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +621.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1411.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1120%
Contains more Vitamin C +173%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
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% 42% 26% 31% 13% 21% 60% 18% 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 4% 3% 0% 115% 4% 4% 7% 24% 4% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +621.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +718.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1411.8%
Contains more Folate +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1120%
Contains more Vitamin C +173%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%

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.
Cherimoya Carambola
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherimoya Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 14.71g 3.93g Cherimoya
Protein 1.57g 1.04g Cherimoya
Fats 0.68g 0.33g Cherimoya
Carbs 17.71g 6.73g Cherimoya
Calories 75kcal 31kcal Cherimoya
Starch 0g g Cherimoya
Fructose 6.28g g Cherimoya
Sugar 12.87g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 3g 2.8g Cherimoya
Calcium 10mg 3mg Cherimoya
Iron 0.27mg 0.08mg Cherimoya
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Cherimoya
Phosphorus 26mg 12mg Cherimoya
Potassium 287mg 133mg Cherimoya
Sodium 7mg 2mg Carambola
Zinc 0.16mg 0.12mg Cherimoya
Copper 0.069mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A 5IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.15mg Cherimoya
Vitamin D IU 0IU Carambola
Vitamin D µg 0µg Carambola
Vitamin C 12.6mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.014mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B2 0.131mg 0.016mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B3 0.644mg 0.367mg Cherimoya
Vitamin B5 0.345mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.017mg Cherimoya
Folate 23µg 12µg Cherimoya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Carambola
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.008mg Cherimoya
Threonine 0.052mg 0.044mg Cherimoya
Isoleucine 0.042mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.063mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.042mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.021mg
Phenylalanine 0.042mg 0.037mg Cherimoya
Valine 0.063mg 0.05mg Cherimoya
Histidine 0.021mg 0.008mg Cherimoya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.233g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.055g 0.03g Cherimoya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188g 0.184g Cherimoya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cherimoya Carambola
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
18
Cherimoya
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
11
Cherimoya
10
Carambola

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
9%
Cherimoya
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
18%
Cherimoya
7%
Carambola
Fats
3%
Cherimoya
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherimoya
Cherimoya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.214g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Carambola
Carambola is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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. Cherimoya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173953/nutrients
  2. Carambola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171715/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.