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Clementine vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Clementine and Carambola

  • Clementine has more Vitamin C and Vitamin B1, while Carambola has more Copper.
  • Clementine covers your daily need of Vitamin C 16% more than Carambola.
  • Clementine contains 10 times more Calcium than Carambola. While Clementine contains 30mg of Calcium, Carambola contains only 3mg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Carambola is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Clementines, 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
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Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +218.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +218.6%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +341.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 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 C +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +341.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.9%

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
21
Clementine
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
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 the food
Protein
5%
Clementine
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Clementine
2%
Carambola

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Clementine 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 lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sugars (difference - 5.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Clementine Carambola Opinion
Calories 47 31 Clementine
Protein 0.85 1.04 Carambola
Fats 0.15 0.33 Carambola
Vitamin C 48.8 34.4 Clementine
Carbs 12.02 6.73 Clementine
Cholesterol 0 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.14 0.08 Clementine
Calcium 30 3 Clementine
Potassium 177 133 Clementine
Magnesium 10 10
Sugars 9.18 3.98 Carambola
Fiber 1.7 2.8 Carambola
Copper 0.043 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.06 0.12 Carambola
Starch 0 Clementine
Phosphorus 21 12 Clementine
Sodium 1 2 Clementine
Vitamin A 61 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.2 0.15 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.014 Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.016 Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.636 0.367 Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.017 Clementine
Vitamin B12 0 Carambola
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 24 12 Clementine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.019 Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03 Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.008 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 Carambola
Valine 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 Carambola
Fructose 1.64 Clementine

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.