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Cherry vs. Peruvian groundcherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cherry and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Cherry contains less Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1 than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 15% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Cherries, sour, red, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35% 15% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.7%

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.
Cherry
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Contains more Vitamin A +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%
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% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 4% 6%
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 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +90%
Contains more Fats +133.3%
Contains more Other +105.1%
Equal in Carbs - 11.2
Equal in Water - 85.4
12% 86%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 12.18 g
Water: 86.13 g
Other: 0.39 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 +90%
Contains more Fats +133.3%
Contains more Other +105.1%
Equal in Carbs - 11.2
Equal in Water - 85.4

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cherry 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 Cherry Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.3g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 12.18g 11.2g Cherry
Calories 50kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Fructose 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 8.49g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.6g Cherry
Calcium 16mg 9mg Cherry
Iron 0.32mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 9mg Cherry
Phosphorus 15mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 173mg Cherry
Sodium 3mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.1mg Cherry
Copper 0.104mg Cherry
Manganese 0.112mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1283IU 720IU Cherry
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 36µg Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg Cherry
Vitamin C 10mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 8µg Cherry
Choline 6.1mg Cherry
Vitamin K 2.1µg Cherry
Saturated Fat 0.068g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cherry 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
13%
Cherry
13%
Peruvian groundcherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Cherry
6%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry 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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.