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Custard-apple vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Custard-apple and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Custard-apple is richer in Vitamin C, yet Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Peruvian groundcherry is 14% higher.
  • Custard-apple contains 3 times more Calcium than Peruvian groundcherry. Custard-apple contains 30mg of Calcium, while Peruvian groundcherry contains 9mg.

Food types used in this article are Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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" 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 +233.3%
Contains more Iron +40.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +40.8%
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 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +2081.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 64% 2% 0% 0% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin A +2081.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%

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
15
Custard-apple
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Custard-apple
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
10%
Custard-apple
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard-apple
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
3%
Custard-apple
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.
Custard-apple Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals 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
Custard-apple 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 Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.231g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Custard-apple Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 101 53 Custard-apple
Protein 1.7 1.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.6 0.7 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 19.2 11 Custard-apple
Carbs 25.2 11.2 Custard-apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D
Iron 0.71 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 30 9 Custard-apple
Potassium 382 Custard-apple
Magnesium 18 Custard-apple
Sugars
Fiber 2.4 Custard-apple
Copper
Zinc
Starch
Phosphorus 21 40 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 4 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 33 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.1 0.04 Custard-apple
Vitamin B3 0.5 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.135 Custard-apple
Vitamin B6 0.221 Custard-apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.231 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan 0.007 Custard-apple
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.037 Custard-apple
Methionine 0.004 Custard-apple
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Custard-apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.