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Persimmon vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Persimmon and Carambola

  • Carambola has less Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 35% more than Carambola.
  • Carambola contains 31 times less Iron than Persimmon. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Carambola contains 0.08mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Persimmons, native, 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 +800%
Contains more Iron +3025%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +133.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +3025%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +133.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 C +91.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 C +91.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 3.93g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 0.4g 0.33g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 6.73g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 31kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.98g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.8g Carambola
Calcium 27mg 3mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.08mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 10mg Carambola
Phosphorus 26mg 12mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 133mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.12mg Carambola
Copper mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Carambola
Vitamin D IU 0IU Carambola
Vitamin D µg 0µg Carambola
Vitamin C 66mg 34.4mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.014mg Carambola
Vitamin B2 mg 0.016mg Carambola
Vitamin B3 mg 0.367mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 mg 0.017mg Carambola
Folate µg 12µg Carambola
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Carambola
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.008mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.058mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.045mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.007mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.042mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.016mg 0.008mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.019g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.03g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon 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
18
Persimmon
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
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%
Persimmon
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
7%
Carambola
Fats
2%
Persimmon
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Carambola
Carambola is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carambola
Carambola is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.