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

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Important differences between Jujube and Pitanga (Surinam cherry)

  • Jujube has more Vitamin C, however, Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Jujube's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 47% more.
  • Jujube has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Pitanga (Surinam cherry). Jujube has 0.9mg of Vitamin B3, while Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 0.3mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Jujube, 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 +133.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +142.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.3% 18% 7.1% 9.9% 22% 0.39% 1.4% 24% 11% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 7.5% 8.6% 4.7% 9.1% 0.39% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +142.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
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.
Jujube
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +3650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.4% 0% 0% 230% 5% 9.2% 17% 0% 19% 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 90% 0% 0% 88% 7.5% 9.2% 5.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +3650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +50%
Contains more Carbs +170.1%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Equal in Other - 0.5
20% 78%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 20.23 g
Water: 77.86 g
Other: 0.51 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 Protein +50%
Contains more Carbs +170.1%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Equal in Other - 0.5

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jujube Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Opinion
Net carbs 20.23g 7.49g Jujube
Protein 1.2g 0.8g Jujube
Fats 0.2g 0.4g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Carbs 20.23g 7.49g Jujube
Calories 79kcal 33kcal Jujube
Calcium 21mg 9mg Jujube
Iron 0.48mg 0.2mg Jujube
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Phosphorus 23mg 11mg Jujube
Potassium 250mg 103mg Jujube
Sodium 3mg 3mg
Zinc 0.05mg Jujube
Copper 0.073mg Jujube
Manganese 0.084mg Jujube
Vitamin A 40IU 1500IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 75µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin C 69mg 26.3mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.03mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.3mg Jujube
Vitamin B6 0.081mg Jujube

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jujube 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
22%
Jujube
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Jujube
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jujube
Jujube is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 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 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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.