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Cranberry vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cranberry and Peruvian groundcherry different?

  • Cranberry is richer in Vitamin C, while Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Peruvian groundcherry covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 15% more than Cranberry.
  • Cranberry contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Peruvian groundcherry. Cranberry contains 21mg of Vitamin C, while Peruvian groundcherry contains 11mg.

Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) 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 +188.9%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%

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 C +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 70% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%

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.
Cranberry Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 12.2g 11.2g Cranberry
Protein 0.4g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.5g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 12.2g 11.2g Cranberry
Calories 55kcal 53kcal Cranberry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 26mg 9mg Cranberry
Iron 0.4mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg mg
Phosphorus 21mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg mg
Sodium mg mg
Zinc mg mg
Copper mg mg
Vitamin A 90IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 21mg 11mg Cranberry
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.04mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg mg
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cranberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry 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
9
Cranberry
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
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
2%
Cranberry
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
2%
Cranberry
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium ( mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169805/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.