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Java plum vs. Peruvian groundcherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Java plum and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Java plum has less Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1 than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 16% more than Java plum.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Java-plum, (jambolan), 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +111.1%
Contains more Iron +426.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.7% 7.1% 11% 7.3% 7% 1.8% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 38% 0% 17% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +111.1%
Contains more Iron +426.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin C +30%
Contains more Vitamin A +23900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +976.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.18% 0% 0% 48% 1.5% 2.8% 4.9% 0% 8.8% 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 Choline Vitamin K 43% 0% 0% 37% 28% 9.2% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +30%
Contains more Vitamin A +23900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +976.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +38.9%
Contains more Protein +163.9%
Contains more Fats +204.3%
Contains more Other +122.2%
Equal in Water - 85.4
16% 83%
Protein: 0.72 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 15.56 g
Water: 83.13 g
Other: 0.36 g
2% 11% 85%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 11.2 g
Water: 85.4 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Carbs +38.9%
Contains more Protein +163.9%
Contains more Fats +204.3%
Contains more Other +122.2%
Equal in Water - 85.4

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Java plum Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Java plum Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 15.56g 11.2g Java plum
Protein 0.72g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.23g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 15.56g 11.2g Java plum
Calories 60kcal 53kcal Java plum
Calcium 19mg 9mg Java plum
Iron 0.19mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 15mg Java plum
Phosphorus 17mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 79mg Java plum
Sodium 14mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 3IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 36µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 14.3mg 11mg Java plum
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.012mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.26mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B6 0.038mg Java plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Java plum Peruvian groundcherry
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
5%
Java plum
13%
Peruvian groundcherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Java plum
6%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Java plum
Java plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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

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. Java plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168150/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.