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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 Iron +237.5%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +115.8%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Copper +98.6%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 26% 13% 24% 5% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +237.5%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +115.8%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Copper +98.6%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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 C +173%
Contains more Vitamin A +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 42% 1% 6% 0% 26% 31% 13% 21% 60% 0% 0% 18%
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%
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 C +173%
Contains more Vitamin A +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.3%

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 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

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Cherimoya Carambola
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.