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Sapodilla vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sapodilla and Carambola

  • Sapodilla has more Fiber, and Iron, while Carambola has more Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Carambola covers your daily need of Vitamin C 22% more than Sapodilla.
  • Sapodilla contains 10 times more Iron than Carambola. While Sapodilla contains 0.8mg of Iron, Carambola contains only 0.08mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Sapodilla, 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 +900%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +45.1%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 18% 9% 29% 3% 6% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +45.1%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 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 B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 61
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 49% 4% 0% 0% 0% 5% 4% 16% 9% 0% 0% 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 B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +134%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
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.
Sapodilla Carambola
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sapodilla Carambola Opinion
Calories 83kcal 31kcal Sapodilla
Protein 0.44g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 1.1g 0.33g Sapodilla
Vitamin C 14.7mg 34.4mg Carambola
Net carbs 14.66g 3.93g Sapodilla
Carbs 19.96g 6.73g Sapodilla
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Carambola
Iron 0.8mg 0.08mg Sapodilla
Calcium 21mg 3mg Sapodilla
Potassium 193mg 133mg Sapodilla
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Sapodilla
Sugar g 3.98g Sapodilla
Fiber 5.3g 2.8g Sapodilla
Copper 0.086mg 0.137mg Carambola
Zinc 0.1mg 0.12mg Carambola
Starch g g
Phosphorus 12mg 12mg
Sodium 12mg 2mg Carambola
Vitamin A 60IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Carambola
Vitamin D µg 0µg Carambola
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.014mg Carambola
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.016mg Sapodilla
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.367mg Carambola
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.017mg Sapodilla
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Carambola
Folate 14µg 12µg Sapodilla
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.194g 0.019g Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.521g 0.03g Sapodilla
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011g 0.184g Carambola
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.008mg Carambola
Threonine 0.012mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.015mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.024mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.039mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.003mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.016mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.016mg 0.008mg Sapodilla
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sapodilla 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
8
Sapodilla
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
13
Sapodilla
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%
Sapodilla
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
20%
Sapodilla
7%
Carambola
Fats
5%
Sapodilla
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sapodilla
Sapodilla is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.175g)
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)

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. Sapodilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167759/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.