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Mandarin orange vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mandarin orange and Peruvian groundcherry?

  • Mandarin orange is richer in Vitamin C, while Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3 and Iron.
  • Mandarin orange's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 17% higher.
  • Peruvian groundcherry has 4 times less Calcium than Mandarin orange. Mandarin orange has 37mg of Calcium, while Peruvian groundcherry has 9mg.

We used Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw types in this comparison.

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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 +311.1%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%

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 +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +644.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 720
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 41% 4% 0% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 0% 0% 12%
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 +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +644.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 720

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
17
Mandarin orange
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
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
5%
Mandarin orange
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
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.
Mandarin orange Peruvian groundcherry
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Peruvian groundcherry
Low Calories diet Equal
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 - 10.58g)
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 - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange 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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Mandarin orange Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 53 53
Protein 0.81 1.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.31 0.7 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 26.7 11 Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34 11.2 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 37 9 Mandarin orange
Potassium 166 Mandarin orange
Magnesium 12 Mandarin orange
Sugars 10.58 Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.8 Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042 Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.07 Mandarin orange
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20 40 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 2 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 681 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.036 0.04 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.376 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.216 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Mandarin orange
Folate 16 Mandarin orange
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002 Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.016 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017 Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032 Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002 Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011 Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4 Mandarin orange

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.