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Carambola nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Carambola, (starfruit), raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Carambola

Carambola
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
http://ifrj.upm.edu.my/28%20(04)%202021/DONE%20-%2015%20-%20IFRJ20583.R1.pdf
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
45 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
31
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
3.93 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 small (3-1/8" long) (70 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-2.1 (alkaline)
86% Vitamin C
72% Fiber
60% Copper
59% Carotene, alpha
53% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Vitamin C than 86% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Vitamin C than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fiber, Copper, Carotene, alpha, and Vitamin A.

Carambola Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
http://ifrj.upm.edu.my/28%20(04)%202021/DONE%20-%2015%20-%20IFRJ20583.R1.pdf
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
45

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 1% 3% 8% 6% 12% 1% 4% 46% 5% 4% 5%
Calcium: 3 mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Iron: 0.08 mg of 8 mg 1%
Magnesium: 10 mg of 420 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 12 mg of 700 mg 2%
Potassium: 133 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 2 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.12 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.137 mg of 1 mg 15%
Manganese: 0.037 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 0.6 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 7.6 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Copper
0.137 mg
TOP 40%
Manganese
0.037 mg
TOP 69%
Potassium
133 mg
TOP 75%
Magnesium
10 mg
TOP 84%
Selenium
0.6 µg
TOP 88%
Choline
7.6 mg
TOP 89%
Zinc
0.12 mg
TOP 89%
Phosphorus
12 mg
TOP 92%
Iron
0.08 mg
TOP 94%
Calcium
3 mg
TOP 95%
Sodium
2 mg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 61 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.15 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 34.4 mg of 90 mg 38%
Vitamin B1: 0.014 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.016 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0.367 mg of 16 mg 2%
Vitamin B5: 0.391 mg of 5 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.017 mg of 1 mg 1%
Folate: 12 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
34.4 mg
TOP 14%
Vitamin A
61 IU
TOP 47%
Folate
12 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B5
0.391 mg
TOP 66%
Vitamin E
0.15 mg
TOP 81%
Vitamin B3
0.367 mg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B1
0.014 mg
TOP 90%
Vitamin B6
0.017 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin B2
0.016 mg
TOP 93%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

2% 7% 92%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
1.04 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.33 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
6.73 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
91.38 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.52 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 9% 13% 10% 9% 11% 6% 7% 9% 4%
Tryptophan: 8 mg of 280 mg 3%
Threonine: 44 mg of 1,050 mg 4%
Isoleucine: 44 mg of 1,400 mg 3%
Leucine: 77 mg of 2,730 mg 3%
Lysine: 77 mg of 2,100 mg 4%
Methionine: 21 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 37 mg of 1,750 mg 2%
Valine: 50 mg of 1,820 mg 3%
Histidine: 8 mg of 700 mg 1%

Fat type information

0.019% 0.03% 0.184%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.184 g

Fiber content ratio for Carambola

3.98% 2.8%
Sugar: 3.98 g
Fiber: 2.8 g
Other: -0.05 g

All nutrients for Carambola per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 60% 3.93g 13.8 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 2% 85% 1.04g 2.7 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 1% 84% 0.33g 100.9 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 2% 56% 6.73g 4.2 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 2% 93% 31kcal 1.5 times less than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 51% 3.98g 2.3 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 11% 28% 2.8g 1.2 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 0% 95% 3mg 41.7 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 1% 94% 0.08mg 32.5 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 2% 84% 10mg 14 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 2% 92% 12mg 15.2 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 75% 133mg 1.1 times less than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 0% 96% 2mg 245 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 1% 89% 0.12mg 52.6 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 15% 40% 0.14mg Equal to Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 1% 47% 61IU 273.9 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 1% 81% 0.15mg 9.7 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 38% 14% 34.4mg 1.5 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 1% 90% 0.01mg 19 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 1% 93% 0.02mg 8.1 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 2% 82% 0.37mg 26.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 8% 66% 0.39mg 2.9 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1% 92% 0.02mg 7 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 3% 57% 12µg 5.1 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 97% 0.01mg 38.1 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 94% 0.04mg 16.4 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 94% 0.04mg 20.8 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 94% 0.08mg 31.6 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 92% 0.08mg 5.9 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 93% 0.02mg 4.6 times less than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 95% 0.04mg 18.1 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 95% 0.05mg 40.6 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 98% 0.01mg 93.6 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 0% 91% 0.02g 310.3 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 87% 0.03g 326.6 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 79% 0.18g 256.4 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 31
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 2mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 7g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 3mg 0%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 133mg 4%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Carambola nutrition infographic

Carambola nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171715/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.