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Nectarine vs. Carambola — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Nectarine and Carambola

  • Carambola is higher than Nectarine in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Carambola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 32% higher.
  • Nectarine has 5 times more Vitamin E than Carambola. While Nectarine has 0.77mg of Vitamin E , Carambola has only 0.15mg.
  • Carambola has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Nectarines, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Manganese +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29% 8% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46% 5% 4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Manganese +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +444.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +537%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.4%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Choline +22.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 4% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 3% 0% 115% 4% 4% 7% 24% 4% 9% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +444.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +537%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.4%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Choline +22.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +56.8%
Equal in Protein - 1.04
Equal in Fats - 0.33
Equal in Water - 91.38
Equal in Other - 0.52
11% 88%
Protein: 1.06 g
Fats: 0.32 g
Carbs: 10.55 g
Water: 87.59 g
Other: 0.48 g
7% 91%
Protein: 1.04 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 6.73 g
Water: 91.38 g
Other: 0.52 g
Contains more Carbs +56.8%
Equal in Protein - 1.04
Equal in Fats - 0.33
Equal in Water - 91.38
Equal in Other - 0.52

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +193.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.8%
11% 39% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.113 g
8% 13% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.184 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +193.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Nectarine Carambola
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Nectarine Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 3.93g Nectarine
Protein 1.06g 1.04g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.33g Carambola
Carbs 10.55g 6.73g Nectarine
Calories 44kcal 31kcal Nectarine
Starch 0.07g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 1.7g 2.8g Carambola
Calcium 6mg 3mg Nectarine
Iron 0.28mg 0.08mg Nectarine
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Carambola
Phosphorus 26mg 12mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 133mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 2mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.12mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.137mg Carambola
Manganese 0.054mg 0.037mg Nectarine
Selenium 0µg 0.6µg Carambola
Vitamin A 332IU 61IU Nectarine
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 3µg Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.15mg Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.014mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.016mg Nectarine
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.367mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.017mg Nectarine
Folate 5µg 12µg Carambola
Choline 6.2mg 7.6mg Carambola
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine 0.009mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.009mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.014mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.016mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.006mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.013mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.008mg 0.008mg
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.03g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.184g Carambola

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Nectarine Carambola
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Nectarine
14%
Carambola
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Nectarine
9%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.91g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.