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Longan vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Longan and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2, however Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Longan covers your daily Vitamin C needs 81% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry has 4 times less Vitamin B2 than Longan. Longan has 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Peruvian groundcherry has 0.04mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Longans, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%

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
Longan
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Contains more Vitamin C +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +833.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 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 Vitamin K 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +833.3%

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.
Longan Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 11.2g Longan
Protein 1.31g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.1g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 15.14g 11.2g Longan
Calories 60kcal 53kcal Longan
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.1g g Longan
Calcium 1mg 9mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 0.13mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 10mg mg Longan
Phosphorus 21mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 266mg mg Longan
Sodium 0mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.05mg mg Longan
Copper 0.169mg mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 84mg 11mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.04mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg mg
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine 0.034mg mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Longan 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
27
Longan
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
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
8%
Longan
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
0%
Longan
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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 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

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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.