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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 18% 7% 29% 5% 12% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +59.3%

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 +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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 20% 16% 0% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 0% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 115% 4% 3% 0% 4% 4% 7% 24% 4% 0% 0% 9%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Carambola Opinion
Calories 44kcal 31kcal Nectarine
Protein 1.06g 1.04g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.33g Carambola
Vitamin C 5.4mg 34.4mg Carambola
Net carbs 8.85g 3.93g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 6.73g Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.28mg 0.08mg Nectarine
Calcium 6mg 3mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 133mg Nectarine
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Carambola
Sugar 7.89g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 1.7g 2.8g Carambola
Copper 0.086mg 0.137mg Carambola
Zinc 0.17mg 0.12mg Nectarine
Starch 0.07g g Nectarine
Phosphorus 26mg 12mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 2mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 332IU 61IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.15mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Nectarine
Folate 5µg 12µg Carambola
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.03g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.184g Carambola
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
Fructose 1.37g g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Nectarine Carambola
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
10
Nectarine
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
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
6%
Nectarine
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Nectarine
2%
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 richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. 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.