The carambola or starfruit is a tropical perennial bush that belongs to the Oxalidaceae family.

Its main component is water. It has small amounts of simple carbohydrates and even smaller amounts of protein and fat, which is why their caloric value is very low.

The pulp is rich in calcium oxalate and soluble fiber.

It has a small amount of provitamin A and vitamin C.

It contains potassium.

Being so rich in calcium oxalate, it is not recommended for those with kidney stones.

Nutritional information (100.0 g)
Fiber 2.8 g
Saturates 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Calcium 3.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Zinc 0.1 mg
Vitamin A 0.0 ug
Vitamin C 3.5 g
Folic acid 14.0 ug
Salt (Sodium) 0.0 mg
Sugars 3.9 g
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