Posted By Sue K on 11/22/2010 5:25 PM
Star fruit would probably be cosidered a Zone favorable carbohydrate judging from the info I just found on Nutritiondata.com. It shows 1 cup of cubed star fruit (aka carambola) to have the same glycemic load as, and only slightly less insulin stimulating carbohydrate than, than 1 cup of raw strawberry halves.____________________________________________
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One cup of strawberries nets out at 9g carb, and has a GL of 3. One cup of starfruit only nets out at 5g carb, and so one would need to equalize the carb grams in order to make a true comparison. Once you do that, the GL is twice as much as a block of strawberries.