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Kumquat vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Kumquat and Peruvian groundcherry?

  • Kumquat is higher in Vitamin C and Calcium, however Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B1.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 37% more.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 7 times less Calcium than Kumquat. Kumquat contains 62mg of Calcium, while Peruvian groundcherry contains 9mg.

We used Kumquats, raw and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw types in this article.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +588.9%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +588.9%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +299.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +552.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 147% 18% 3% 0% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 0% 0% 13%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 37% 44% 0% 0% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +299.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +552.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Kumquat
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
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 the food
Protein
11%
Kumquat
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
4%
Kumquat
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kumquat Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Peruvian groundcherry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sugars (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kumquat Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 71 53 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 1.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.86 0.7 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 11 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 11.2 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 0.86 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 62 9 Kumquat
Potassium 186 Kumquat
Magnesium 20 Kumquat
Sugars 9.36 Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 19 40 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 10 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 290 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.04 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.208 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folate 17 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan
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Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.