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Banana vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Banana and Peruvian groundcherry different?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher than Banana in Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Peruvian groundcherry covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 13% more than Banana.

Bananas, raw and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw types were 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 +80%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%

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
Banana
7
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1025%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1025%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +321.1%

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.
Banana 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 Banana Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 11.2g Banana
Protein 1.09g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.33g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 22.84g 11.2g Banana
Calories 89kcal 53kcal Banana
Starch 5.38g g Banana
Fructose 4.85g g Banana
Sugar 12.23g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2.6g g Banana
Calcium 5mg 9mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 0.26mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 27mg mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 358mg mg Banana
Sodium 1mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.15mg mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg mg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Banana
Vitamin D 0IU IU Banana
Vitamin D 0µg µg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.04mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.334mg mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg mg Banana
Folate 20µg µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Banana
Threonine 0.028mg mg Banana
Isoleucine 0.028mg mg Banana
Leucine 0.068mg mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Banana Peruvian groundcherry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
Banana
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
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
7%
Banana
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
2%
Banana
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
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 - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/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.