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Common fig vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Common fig and Peruvian groundcherry?

  • The amount of Vitamin B3, Vitamin C and Iron in Peruvian groundcherry is higher than in Common fig.
  • Peruvian groundcherry's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 15% more.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 4 times less Calcium than Common fig. Common fig contains 35mg of Calcium, while Peruvian groundcherry contains 9mg.

We used Figs, raw and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw types 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 +288.9%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%

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 B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin A +407%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
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 B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin A +407%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%

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
9
Common fig
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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
5%
Common fig
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
1%
Common fig
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.
Common fig Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Common fig 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 - 16.26g)
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 - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Common fig Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 74 53 Common fig
Protein 0.75 1.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.3 0.7 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 2 11 Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 19.18 11.2 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Iron 0.37 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 35 9 Common fig
Potassium 232 Common fig
Magnesium 17 Common fig
Sugars 16.26 Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2.9 Common fig
Copper 0.07 Common fig
Zinc 0.15 Common fig
Starch
Phosphorus 14 40 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 142 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.11 Common fig
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.04 Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.3 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 Common fig
Folate 6 Common fig
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 Common fig
Threonine 0.024 Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023 Common fig
Leucine 0.033 Common fig
Lysine 0.03 Common fig
Methionine 0.006 Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018 Common fig
Valine 0.028 Common fig
Histidine 0.011 Common fig
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.