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Feijoa vs. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Feijoa and Pitanga (Surinam cherry)

  • Feijoa has more Vitamin C, however, Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 2 times less Potassium than Feijoa. Feijoa has 172mg of Potassium, while Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 103mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Feijoa, raw and Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), 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 +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +67%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12% 11% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 9% 5% 10% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +67%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Equal in Sodium - 3

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.
Feijoa
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Contains more Vitamin C +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +24900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 90% 0% 0% 88% 8% 10% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +24900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +103.1%
Contains more Protein +12.7%
Contains more Other +31.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.4
Equal in Water - 90.81
15% 83%
Protein: 0.71 g
Fats: 0.42 g
Carbs: 15.21 g
Water: 83.28 g
Other: 0.38 g
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Carbs +103.1%
Contains more Protein +12.7%
Contains more Other +31.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.4
Equal in Water - 90.81

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Feijoa Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 7.49g Feijoa
Protein 0.71g 0.8g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fats 0.42g 0.4g Feijoa
Carbs 15.21g 7.49g Feijoa
Calories 61kcal 33kcal Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fiber 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 9mg Feijoa
Iron 0.14mg 0.2mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Magnesium 9mg 12mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Phosphorus 19mg 11mg Feijoa
Potassium 172mg 103mg Feijoa
Sodium 3mg 3mg
Zinc 0.06mg Feijoa
Copper 0.036mg Feijoa
Manganese 0.084mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 6IU 1500IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 75µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin E 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin C 32.9mg 26.3mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.03mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.04mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.3mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B5 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin K 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg Feijoa
Saturated Fat 0.104g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g Feijoa
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.107g Feijoa
Omega-3 - ALA 0.029g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Feijoa Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
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
14%
Feijoa
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Feijoa
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Feijoa
Feijoa is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)
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

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/nutrients
  2. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/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.