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Lime vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lime and Peruvian groundcherry?

  • Lime is higher in Vitamin C, however Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 20% more.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 4 times less Calcium than Lime. Lime contains 33mg of Calcium, while Peruvian groundcherry contains 9mg.

We used Limes, 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
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
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
Lime
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
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 C +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%

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.
Lime 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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 0.7g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.2g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 10.54g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 30kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.69g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2.8g g Lime
Calcium 33mg 9mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 6mg mg Lime
Phosphorus 18mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 102mg mg Lime
Sodium 2mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.11mg mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lime
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 11mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.217mg mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg mg Lime
Folate 8µg µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.014mg mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime 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
13
Lime
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
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
4%
Lime
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
1%
Lime
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.