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Raisin vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Raisin and Carambola different?

  • Raisin is richer in Iron, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, while Carambola is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5.
  • Carambola covers your daily need of Vitamin C 36% more than Raisin.
  • Raisin contains 24 times more Iron than Carambola. Raisin contains 1.88mg of Iron, while Carambola contains 0.08mg.

Raisins, seedless and Carambola, (starfruit), raw types were used in this article.

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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 +2250%
Contains more Calcium +1566.7%
Contains more Potassium +463.2%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Copper +132.1%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +741.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 15% 67% 23% 106% 6% 44% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +2250%
Contains more Calcium +1566.7%
Contains more Potassium +463.2%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Copper +132.1%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +741.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%

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
Raisin
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +657.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +681.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +923.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1395.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
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 8% 0% 3% 0% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 0% 9% 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 B1 +657.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +681.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +923.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1395.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
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.
Raisin Carambola
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Raisin Carambola Opinion
Calories 299kcal 31kcal Raisin
Protein 3.07g 1.04g Raisin
Fats 0.46g 0.33g Raisin
Vitamin C 2.3mg 34.4mg Carambola
Net carbs 75.48g 3.93g Raisin
Carbs 79.18g 6.73g Raisin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.88mg 0.08mg Raisin
Calcium 50mg 3mg Raisin
Potassium 749mg 133mg Raisin
Magnesium 32mg 10mg Raisin
Sugar 59.19g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 3.7g 2.8g Raisin
Copper 0.318mg 0.137mg Raisin
Zinc 0.22mg 0.12mg Raisin
Starch 2.7g g Raisin
Phosphorus 101mg 12mg Raisin
Sodium 11mg 2mg Carambola
Vitamin A 0IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.15mg Carambola
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.106mg 0.014mg Raisin
Vitamin B2 0.125mg 0.016mg Raisin
Vitamin B3 0.766mg 0.367mg Raisin
Vitamin B5 0.095mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.017mg Raisin
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0µg Raisin
Folate 5µg 12µg Carambola
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.03g Raisin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.037g 0.184g Carambola
Tryptophan 0.05mg 0.008mg Raisin
Threonine 0.077mg 0.044mg Raisin
Isoleucine 0.057mg 0.044mg Raisin
Leucine 0.096mg 0.077mg Raisin
Lysine 0.084mg 0.077mg Raisin
Methionine 0.021mg 0.021mg
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.037mg Raisin
Valine 0.083mg 0.05mg Raisin
Histidine 0.072mg 0.008mg Raisin
Fructose 29.68g g Raisin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Raisin 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
12
Raisin
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
41
Raisin
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
18%
Raisin
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
79%
Raisin
7%
Carambola
Fats
2%
Raisin
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Raisin
Raisin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 55.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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.

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. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.