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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Peruvian groundcherry. While Apricot contains 96µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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" charts 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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" charts 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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 0% 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +35.7%
Contains more Fats +79.5%
Equal in Carbs - 11.2
Equal in Water - 85.4
Equal in Other - 0.8
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
2% 11% 85%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 11.2 g
Water: 85.4 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Protein +35.7%
Contains more Fats +79.5%
Equal in Carbs - 11.2
Equal in Water - 85.4
Equal in Other - 0.8

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Net carbs 9.12g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.4g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.39g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.12g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 48kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Fructose 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2g Apricot
Calcium 13mg 9mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 10mg Apricot
Phosphorus 23mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 259mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg Apricot
Manganese 0.077mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg Apricot
Vitamin A 1279IU 720IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg 36µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
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 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg Apricot
Folate 9µg Apricot
Choline 2.8mg Apricot
Vitamin K 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.027g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Apricot Peruvian groundcherry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Apricot
13%
Peruvian groundcherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
6%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.