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Grape vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Grape and Carambola

  • Grape is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, however Carambola is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin B5.
  • Carambola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 34% higher.
  • Grape has 19 times more Manganese than Carambola. While Grape has 0.718mg of Manganese, Carambola has only 0.037mg.
  • Carambola has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Grapes, american type (slip skin), 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 Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 4% 5% 17% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +242.5%
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
Grape
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +760%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1529.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 4% 0% 14% 24% 14% 6% 2% 26% 3% 0% 37%
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 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +760%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1529.2%
Contains more Folate +200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grape Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 16.25g 3.93g Grape
Protein 0.63g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 0.35g 0.33g Grape
Carbs 17.15g 6.73g Grape
Calories 67kcal 31kcal Grape
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.25g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 0.9g 2.8g Carambola
Calcium 14mg 3mg Grape
Iron 0.29mg 0.08mg Grape
Magnesium 5mg 10mg Carambola
Phosphorus 10mg 12mg Carambola
Potassium 191mg 133mg Grape
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.04mg 0.12mg Carambola
Copper 0.04mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A 100IU 61IU Grape
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.15mg Grape
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.092mg 0.014mg Grape
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.016mg Grape
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.367mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.024mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.017mg Grape
Folate 4µg 12µg Carambola
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.6µg 0µg Grape
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine 0.017mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.005mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.013mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.014mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.021mg 0.021mg
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.017mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.023mg 0.008mg Grape
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.114g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.03g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grape 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
11
Grape
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
7
Grape
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
4%
Grape
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
17%
Grape
7%
Carambola
Fats
2%
Grape
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Grape
Grape is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.095g)
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 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. Grape - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174682/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.