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Feijoa vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Feijoa and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Feijoa has more Vitamin C, however Peruvian groundcherry has more Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Feijoa's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 24% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Feijoa, 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
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%

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
Feijoa
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Contains more Vitamin C +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +849.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
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 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +849.2%

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.
Feijoa 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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 0.71g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.42g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 15.21g 11.2g Feijoa
Calories 61kcal 53kcal Feijoa
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 6.4g g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 9mg Feijoa
Iron 0.14mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 9mg mg Feijoa
Phosphorus 19mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 172mg mg Feijoa
Sodium 3mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.06mg mg Feijoa
Copper 0.036mg mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 6IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.16mg mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 32.9mg 11mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.233mg mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg mg Feijoa
Folate 23µg µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Feijoa 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
15
Feijoa
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
2%
Feijoa
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
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 - 0.104g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Feijoa
Feijoa 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 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.