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Durian vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Durian and Carambola

  • Durian has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Potassium, Copper, and Folate, however Carambola is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Durian's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 30% more.
  • Durian contains 19 times more Vitamin B6 than Carambola. Durian contains 0.316mg of Vitamin B6, while Carambola contains 0.017mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Durian, raw or frozen 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 +100%
Contains more Iron +437.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%
Contains more Potassium +227.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +51.1%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +437.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%
Contains more Potassium +227.8%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +51.1%
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
Durian
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +2571.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1758.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 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 B1 +2571.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +192.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1758.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Durian Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 23.29g 3.93g Durian
Protein 1.47g 1.04g Durian
Fats 5.33g 0.33g Durian
Carbs 27.09g 6.73g Durian
Calories 147kcal 31kcal Durian
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.98g Durian
Fiber 3.8g 2.8g Durian
Calcium 6mg 3mg Durian
Iron 0.43mg 0.08mg Durian
Magnesium 30mg 10mg Durian
Phosphorus 39mg 12mg Durian
Potassium 436mg 133mg Durian
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.28mg 0.12mg Durian
Copper 0.207mg 0.137mg Durian
Vitamin A 44IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Carambola
Vitamin D IU 0IU Carambola
Vitamin D µg 0µg Carambola
Vitamin C 19.7mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.374mg 0.014mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.016mg Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074mg 0.367mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.316mg 0.017mg Durian
Folate 36µg 12µg Durian
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Carambola
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine mg 0.008mg Carambola
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.019g Durian
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.03g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.184g Carambola

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Durian 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
28
Durian
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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%
Durian
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
7%
Carambola
Fats
25%
Durian
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Durian
Durian is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is cheaper?
Durian
Durian is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Durian
Durian is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.