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Fruit salad vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fruit salad and Carambola

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin B5 in Carambola is higher than in Fruit salad.
  • Carambola covers your daily need of Vitamin C 35% more than Fruit salad.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids 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 +266.7%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +174%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +174%

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 +883.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +942.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +637.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.367
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 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 A +883.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +942.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +637.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.367

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fruit salad Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 12.05g 3.93g Fruit salad
Protein 0.51g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 0.03g 0.33g Carambola
Carbs 13.05g 6.73g Fruit salad
Calories 50kcal 31kcal Fruit salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.98g Fruit salad
Fiber 1g 2.8g Carambola
Calcium 11mg 3mg Fruit salad
Iron 0.25mg 0.08mg Fruit salad
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Carambola
Phosphorus 14mg 12mg Fruit salad
Potassium 116mg 133mg Carambola
Sodium 5mg 2mg Carambola
Zinc 0.14mg 0.12mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.05mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A 600IU 61IU Fruit salad
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Carambola
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.3mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.014mg Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.014mg 0.016mg Carambola
Vitamin B3 0.356mg 0.367mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.053mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.027mg 0.017mg Fruit salad
Folate 3µg 12µg Carambola
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 0.004g 0.019g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.03g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011g 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fruit salad 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
6
Fruit salad
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
7
Fruit salad
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
3%
Fruit salad
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
7%
Carambola
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carambola
Carambola is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.