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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
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
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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%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to 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 Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 52kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 0.26g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.17g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 4.6mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Net carbs 11.41g 11.2g Apple
Carbs 13.81g 11.2g Apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Apple
Iron 0.12mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 6mg 9mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 107mg mg Apple
Magnesium 5mg mg Apple
Sugar 10.39g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2.4g g Apple
Copper 0.027mg mg Apple
Zinc 0.04mg mg Apple
Starch 0.05g g Apple
Phosphorus 11mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 54IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Apple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Apple
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.061mg mg Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041mg mg Apple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Apple
Folate 3µg µg Apple
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g g Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg mg Apple
Threonine 0.006mg mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg mg Apple
Methionine 0.001mg mg Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg mg Apple
Fructose 5.9g g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Apple Peruvian groundcherry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills 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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
1%
Apple
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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 to 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.