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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +588.9%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32% 18% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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" 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 +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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 5% 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 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 0% 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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +22.9%
Contains more Carbs +42%
Contains more Other +56.9%
Equal in Protein - 1.9
Equal in Water - 85.4
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 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 Fats +22.9%
Contains more Carbs +42%
Contains more Other +56.9%
Equal in Protein - 1.9
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.
Kumquat Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.88g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.86g 0.7g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 11.2g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 53kcal Kumquat
Sugar 9.36g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 9mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 186mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.135mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 36µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 11mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.04mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg Kumquat
Folate 17µg Kumquat
Choline 8.4mg Kumquat
Saturated Fat 0.103g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat 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
19%
Kumquat
13%
Peruvian groundcherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kumquat
6%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (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?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 ($)

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. 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.