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Apricot vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apricot and Peruvian groundcherry different?

  • Apricot is higher in Vitamin A, however Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Peruvian groundcherry is 14% higher.
  • Apricot contains 3 times more Vitamin A than Peruvian groundcherry. While Apricot contains 96µg of Vitamin A, Peruvian groundcherry contains only 36µg.

Apricots, raw and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +366.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
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 A +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +366.7%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 48kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.4g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.39g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 10mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Net carbs 9.12g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.12g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 13mg 9mg Apricot
Potassium 259mg mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg mg Apricot
Sugar 9.24g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2g g Apricot
Copper 0.078mg mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg mg Apricot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 23mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 1279IU 720IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0µg µg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.24mg mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg mg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg µg Apricot
Folate 9µg µg Apricot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g g Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg mg Apricot
Fructose 0.94g g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot 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
16
Apricot
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
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
8%
Apricot
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
2%
Apricot
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.24g)
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 - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.