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Passion fruit vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Passion fruit and Carambola

  • Passion fruit is higher in Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however Carambola is richer in Copper.
  • Passion fruit's daily need coverage for Fiber is 30% higher.
  • Passion fruit has 21 times more Vitamin A than Carambola. While Passion fruit has 64µg of Vitamin A, Carambola has only 3µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, 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 +1900%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +161.7%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 4% 31% 21% 29% 3% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +1900%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +161.7%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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 +1985.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 100% 77% 1% 0% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 0% 2% 11%
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 +1985.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +712.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%

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
23
Passion fruit
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
22
Passion fruit
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
13%
Passion fruit
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
23%
Passion fruit
7%
Carambola
Fats
3%
Passion fruit
2%
Carambola

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

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Passion fruit Carambola
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carambola
Carambola is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Passion fruit Carambola Opinion
Calories 97 31 Passion fruit
Protein 2.2 1.04 Passion fruit
Fats 0.7 0.33 Passion fruit
Vitamin C 30 34.4 Carambola
Carbs 23.38 6.73 Passion fruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.08 Passion fruit
Calcium 12 3 Passion fruit
Potassium 348 133 Passion fruit
Magnesium 29 10 Passion fruit
Sugar 11.2 3.98 Carambola
Fiber 10.4 2.8 Passion fruit
Copper 0.086 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.1 0.12 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 68 12 Passion fruit
Sodium 28 2 Carambola
Vitamin A 1272 61 Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.02 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.014 Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.13 0.016 Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 1.5 0.367 Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.017 Passion fruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0 Passion fruit
Folate 14 12 Passion fruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.059 0.019 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.086 0.03 Passion fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.411 0.184 Passion fruit
Tryptophan 0.008 Carambola
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.021 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 Carambola
Valine 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 Carambola
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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. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.