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Pineapple vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pineapple and Carambola?

  • Pineapple is richer in Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, yet Carambola is richer in Fiber.
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Manganese is 39% higher.
  • Pineapple has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Carambola. Pineapple has 0.112mg of Vitamin B6, while Carambola has 0.017mg.
  • Carambola contains less Sugar.

We used Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Carambola, (starfruit), raw types in this comparison.

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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 +333.3%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +22%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +262.5%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +22%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12

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 +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +464.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +558.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 61
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
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 +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +464.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +558.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 61

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 3.93g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 0.12g 0.33g Carambola
Carbs 13.12g 6.73g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 31kcal Pineapple
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 1.4g 2.8g Carambola
Calcium 13mg 3mg Pineapple
Iron 0.29mg 0.08mg Pineapple
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 12mg Carambola
Potassium 109mg 133mg Carambola
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.12mg
Copper 0.11mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A 58IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.15mg Carambola
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 34.4mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.014mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.016mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.367mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.017mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 12µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine 0.019mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.024mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.026mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.012mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.024mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.01mg 0.008mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.019g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.03g Carambola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pineapple 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
21
Pineapple
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
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
3%
Pineapple
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Pineapple
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pineapple
Pineapple is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.