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Apple vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Apple and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Apple contains less Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin C than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 17% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Apples, raw, with skin and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw.

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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
Apple
4
:
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 10% 4% 9% 2% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%

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
Apple
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2976.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 4% 4% 0% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 0% 6% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 37% 44% 0% 0% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +547.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2976.9%

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
5
Apple
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
7
Peruvian groundcherry

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
2%
Apple
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
1%
Apple
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

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.
Apple Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sugars (difference - 10.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Apple Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 52 53 Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 0.26 1.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.17 0.7 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 4.6 11 Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 13.81 11.2 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Iron 0.12 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 6 9 Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 107 Apple
Magnesium 5 Apple
Sugars 10.39 Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2.4 Apple
Copper 0.027 Apple
Zinc 0.04 Apple
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 40 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 54 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.04 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.091 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.061 Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Apple
Folate 3 Apple
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.001 Apple
Threonine 0.006 Apple
Isoleucine 0.006 Apple
Leucine 0.013 Apple
Lysine 0.012 Apple
Methionine 0.001 Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006 Apple
Valine 0.012 Apple
Histidine 0.005 Apple
Fructose 5.9 Apple

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients
  2. Peruvian groundcherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173043/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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