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Grapefruit vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Grapefruit and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Grapefruit has more Vitamin C, however Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Grapefruit covers your daily Vitamin C needs 22% more than Peruvian groundcherry.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas 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 +144.4%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%

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 A +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1272.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 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 A +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1272.5%

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.
Grapefruit 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 0.77g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.14g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 10.66g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 42kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch 0g g Grapefruit
Fructose 1.77g g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.6g g Grapefruit
Calcium 22mg 9mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.08mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 9mg mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 135mg mg Grapefruit
Sodium 0mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.07mg mg Grapefruit
Copper 0.032mg mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150IU 720IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0µg µg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2mg 11mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.262mg mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg mg Grapefruit
Folate 13µg µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015mg mg Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019mg mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007mg mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.015mg mg Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Grapefruit 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
20
Grapefruit
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
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
5%
Grapefruit
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.