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Gooseberry vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Gooseberry and Carambola?

  • Gooseberry is higher in Fiber, yet Carambola is higher in Copper, and Vitamin C.
  • Gooseberry has 8 times more Calcium than Carambola. While Gooseberry has 25mg of Calcium, Carambola has only 3mg.

We used Gooseberries, raw and Carambola, (starfruit), raw types in this article.

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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 +733.3%
Contains more Iron +287.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +95.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +287.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +95.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.12

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 +375.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 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 +375.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.7%
Contains more Folate +100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gooseberry Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 5.88g 3.93g Gooseberry
Protein 0.88g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 0.58g 0.33g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18g 6.73g Gooseberry
Calories 44kcal 31kcal Gooseberry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.98g Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3g 2.8g Gooseberry
Calcium 25mg 3mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.31mg 0.08mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 27mg 12mg Gooseberry
Potassium 198mg 133mg Gooseberry
Sodium 1mg 2mg Gooseberry
Zinc 0.12mg 0.12mg
Copper 0.07mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A 290IU 61IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.15mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Carambola
Vitamin D µg 0µg Carambola
Vitamin C 27.7mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.014mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.016mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.367mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.286mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.017mg Gooseberry
Folate 6µg 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 0.038g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.03g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g 0.184g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gooseberry 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
15
Gooseberry
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
10
Gooseberry
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
5%
Gooseberry
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
7%
Carambola
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
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.
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.