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Soursop vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Soursop and Carambola

  • Soursop has more Iron, however Carambola is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Carambola covers your daily Vitamin C needs 15% more than Soursop.
  • Carambola contains 8 times less Iron than Soursop. Soursop contains 0.6mg of Iron, while Carambola contains 0.08mg.
  • Carambola has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Soursop, 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
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Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +109%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 25% 15% 29% 3% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 1% 12% 8% 46% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +650%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +109%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Copper +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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 B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin A +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 2% 0% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 0% 1% 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 B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +67%
Contains more Vitamin A +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.5%

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
13
Soursop
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
14
Soursop
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
6%
Soursop
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
17%
Soursop
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Soursop
2%
Carambola

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soursop Carambola
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carambola
Carambola contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soursop Carambola Opinion
Calories 66 31 Soursop
Protein 1 1.04 Carambola
Fats 0.3 0.33 Carambola
Vitamin C 20.6 34.4 Carambola
Carbs 16.84 6.73 Soursop
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.08 Soursop
Calcium 14 3 Soursop
Potassium 278 133 Soursop
Magnesium 21 10 Soursop
Sugar 13.54 3.98 Carambola
Fiber 3.3 2.8 Soursop
Copper 0.086 0.137 Carambola
Zinc 0.1 0.12 Carambola
Starch
Phosphorus 27 12 Soursop
Sodium 14 2 Carambola
Vitamin A 2 61 Carambola
Vitamin E 0.08 0.15 Carambola
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.014 Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.016 Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.9 0.367 Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.253 0.391 Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.059 0.017 Soursop
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Soursop
Folate 14 12 Soursop
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.051 0.019 Carambola
Monounsaturated Fat 0.09 0.03 Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.184 Carambola
Tryptophan 0.011 0.008 Soursop
Threonine 0.044 Carambola
Isoleucine 0.044 Carambola
Leucine 0.077 Carambola
Lysine 0.06 0.077 Carambola
Methionine 0.007 0.021 Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.037 Carambola
Valine 0.05 Carambola
Histidine 0.008 Carambola
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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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.