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Raspberry vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Raspberry and Carambola

  • Raspberry has more Manganese, Fiber, and Iron, however Carambola is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Copper.
  • Raspberry's daily need coverage for Manganese is 28% more.
  • Raspberry contains 9 times more Iron than Carambola. Raspberry contains 0.69mg of Iron, while Carambola contains 0.08mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Raspberries, 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 +733.3%
Contains more Iron +762.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 26% 16% 13% 14% 1% 12% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Iron +762.5%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +52.2%

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 E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.5%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 18% 0% 88% 8% 9% 12% 20% 13% 16% 0% 20%
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 E +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.5%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Raspberry Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 5.44g 3.93g Raspberry
Protein 1.2g 1.04g Raspberry
Fats 0.65g 0.33g Raspberry
Carbs 11.94g 6.73g Raspberry
Calories 52kcal 31kcal Raspberry
Starch 0g g Raspberry
Fructose 2.35g g Raspberry
Sugar 4.42g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 6.5g 2.8g Raspberry
Calcium 25mg 3mg Raspberry
Iron 0.69mg 0.08mg Raspberry
Magnesium 22mg 10mg Raspberry
Phosphorus 29mg 12mg Raspberry
Potassium 151mg 133mg Raspberry
Sodium 1mg 2mg Raspberry
Zinc 0.42mg 0.12mg Raspberry
Copper 0.09mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A 33IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.15mg Raspberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.2mg 34.4mg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0.032mg 0.014mg Raspberry
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.016mg Raspberry
Vitamin B3 0.598mg 0.367mg Raspberry
Vitamin B5 0.329mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.055mg 0.017mg Raspberry
Folate 21µg 12µg Raspberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.8µg 0µg Raspberry
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine mg 0.008mg Carambola
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.019g 0.019g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.03g Raspberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.375g 0.184g Raspberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Raspberry 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
17
Raspberry
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
15
Raspberry
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
7%
Raspberry
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
12%
Raspberry
7%
Carambola
Fats
3%
Raspberry
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Raspberry
Raspberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Raspberry
Raspberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Raspberry
Raspberry is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Raspberry
Raspberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Raspberry
Raspberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.44g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.019 g)

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. Raspberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167755/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.