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Strawberry vs Carambola - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Strawberry and Carambola?

  • Strawberry is richer in Vitamin C, and Manganese, yet Carambola is richer in Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Strawberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% higher.
  • Strawberry has 10 times more Manganese than Carambola. Strawberry has 0.386mg of Manganese, while Carambola has 0.037mg.

We used Strawberries, raw 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 +433.3%
Contains more Iron +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +185.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Iron +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Copper +185.4%

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 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +212.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.367
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 6%
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 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +212.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.367

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.
Strawberry Carambola
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Strawberry Carambola Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 3.93g Strawberry
Protein 0.67g 1.04g Carambola
Fats 0.3g 0.33g Carambola
Carbs 7.68g 6.73g Strawberry
Calories 32kcal 31kcal Strawberry
Starch 0.04g g Strawberry
Fructose 2.44g g Strawberry
Sugar 4.89g 3.98g Carambola
Fiber 2g 2.8g Carambola
Calcium 16mg 3mg Strawberry
Iron 0.41mg 0.08mg Strawberry
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Strawberry
Phosphorus 24mg 12mg Strawberry
Potassium 153mg 133mg Strawberry
Sodium 1mg 2mg Strawberry
Zinc 0.14mg 0.12mg Strawberry
Copper 0.048mg 0.137mg Carambola
Vitamin A 12IU 61IU Carambola
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.15mg Strawberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.8mg 34.4mg Strawberry
Vitamin B1 0.024mg 0.014mg Strawberry
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.016mg Strawberry
Vitamin B3 0.386mg 0.367mg Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.125mg 0.391mg Carambola
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.017mg Strawberry
Folate 24µg 12µg Strawberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.008mg
Threonine 0.02mg 0.044mg Carambola
Isoleucine 0.016mg 0.044mg Carambola
Leucine 0.034mg 0.077mg Carambola
Lysine 0.026mg 0.077mg Carambola
Methionine 0.002mg 0.021mg Carambola
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.037mg Carambola
Valine 0.019mg 0.05mg Carambola
Histidine 0.012mg 0.008mg Strawberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.015g 0.019g Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.043g 0.03g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.155g 0.184g Carambola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Strawberry 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
22
Strawberry
14
Carambola
Mineral Summary Score
9
Strawberry
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
4%
Strawberry
6%
Carambola
Carbohydrates
8%
Strawberry
7%
Carambola
Fats
1%
Strawberry
2%
Carambola

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Strawberry
Strawberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Strawberry
Strawberry is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carambola
Carambola is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.91g)
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. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/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.