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Banana vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sugars (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Banana Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Peruvian groundcherry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Banana
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
4
Peruvian groundcherry

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
Banana
4
:
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%

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
Banana
7
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1025%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%

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 the food
Protein
7%
Banana
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
2%
Banana
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Banana Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 89 53 Banana
Protein 1.09 1.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.33 0.7 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 8.7 11 Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 22.84 11.2 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Iron 0.26 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 5 9 Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 358 Banana
Magnesium 27 Banana
Sugars 12.23 Banana
Fiber 2.6 Banana
Copper 0.078 Banana
Zinc 0.15 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 40 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 64 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.1 Banana
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.04 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 Banana
Folic acid (B9) 0 Banana
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 Banana
Tryptophan 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.028 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 Banana
Leucine 0.068 Banana
Lysine 0.05 Banana
Methionine 0.008 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 Banana
Valine 0.047 Banana
Histidine 0.077 Banana
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.