Carambola nutritional value

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carambola-nutritional-valueCarambola (Starfruit) possesses various types of nutrients such as nutrients, vitamins, minerals, lipids and amino acids which provide various health benefits. Vitamin C acts as an anti-inflammation, diuretic and analgesic which are effective for treating cancers, headaches, joint pain. Skin inflammations and stomach ulcers could be cured with the use of leaves.

Nutritional value of Carambola
Serving Size: 1 Cup (108 g)

Calories 33 Kcal. Calories from Fat 3.24 Kcal.

 
Proximity Amount % DV
Water 98.69 g N/D
Energy 33 Kcal N/D
Energy 138 kJ N/D
Protein 1.12 g 2.24%
Total Fat (lipid) 0.36 g 1.03%
Ash 0.56 g N/D
Carbohydrate 7.27 g 5.59%
Total dietary Fiber 3 g 7.89%
Total Sugars 4.3 g N/D
 
Minerals Amount % DV
Copper, Cu 0.148 mg 16.44%
Potassium, K 144 mg 3.06%
Magnesium, Mg 11 mg 2.62%
Phosphorus, P 13 mg 1.86%
Manganese, Mn 0.04 mg 1.74%
Zinc, Zn 0.13 mg 1.18%
Iron, Fe 0.09 mg 1.13%
Selenium, Se 0.6 µg 1.09%
Calcium, Ca 3 mg 0.30%
Sodium, Na 2 mg 0.13%
 
Vitamins Amount % DV
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 37.2 mg 41.33%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.015 mg 1.25%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.017 mg 1.31%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.396 mg 2.48%
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.422 mg 8.44%
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 0.018 mg 1.38%
Vitamin B9 (Folate) 13 µg 3.25%
Choline, total 8.2 mg 1.49%
Vitamin A 3 µg 0.43%
Beta Carotene 27 µg N/D
Alpha Carotene 26 µg N/D
Lutein + zeaxanthin 71 µg N/D
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 0.16 mg 1.07%
 
Lipids Amount % DV
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.021 g 0.03%
palmitic acid 0.012 g N/D
stearic acid 0.009 g N/D
     
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.032 g N/D
oleic acid 0.032 g N/D
     
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.199 g 1.17%
Linoleic acid 0.17 g 1.00%
Linolenic acid 0.029 g 1.81%
 
Amino Acids Amount % DV
Tryptophan 0.009 g 2.05%
Threonine 0.048 g 2.73%
Isoleucine 0.048 g 2.87%
Leucine 0.083 g 2.25%
Lysine 0.083 g 2.48%
Methionine 0.023 g 1.38%
Phenylalanine and Tyrosine 0.088 g 3.03%
Valine 0.054 g 2.56%
Histidine 0.009 g 0.73%
Arginine 0.023 g N/D
Alanine 0.077 g N/D
Aspartic acid 0.106 g N/D
Glutamic acid 0.16 g N/D
Glycine 0.054 g N/D
Proline 0.054 g N/D
Serine 0.09 g N/D
*Above mentioned Percent Daily Values (%DVs) are based on 2,000 calorie diet intake. Daily values (DVs) may be different depending upon your daily calorie needs. Mentioned values are recommended by a U.S. Department of Agriculture. They are not healthbenefitstimes.com recommendations. Calculations are based on average age of 19 to 50 years and weighs 194 lbs.
Source: USDA

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