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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
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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

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
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 the food
Protein
8%
Apricot
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
2%
Apricot
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.
Apricot Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sugars (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)

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

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.