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Passion fruit vs. Acerola — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Passion fruit and Acerola

  • Passion fruit has more Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Potassium, and Vitamin B2, however, Acerola is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Acerola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 1831% more.
  • Passion fruit contains 11 times more Vitamin B6 than Acerola. Passion fruit contains 0.1mg of Vitamin B6, while Acerola contains 0.009mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, raw and Acerola, (west indian cherry), 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +700%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +518.2%
Contains more Potassium +138.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Equal in Copper - 0.086
Equal in Selenium - 0.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 60% 21% 30% 31% 4% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 8% 13% 5% 13% 1% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Contains more Iron +700%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +518.2%
Contains more Potassium +138.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Equal in Copper - 0.086
Equal in Selenium - 0.6

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 A +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5492%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 14
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 1% 0% 100% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 11% 0% 5% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 47% 0% 0% 5592% 5% 14% 8% 19% 3% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5492%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 14

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +450%
Contains more Fats +133.3%
Contains more Carbs +204%
Contains more Other +295%
Contains more Water +25.3%
2% 23% 73%
Protein: 2.2 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 23.38 g
Water: 72.93 g
Other: 0.79 g
8% 91%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 7.69 g
Water: 91.41 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +450%
Contains more Fats +133.3%
Contains more Carbs +204%
Contains more Other +295%
Contains more Water +25.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +356.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.082
11% 15% 74%
Saturated Fat: 0.059 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.086 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.411 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +356.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.082

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Passion fruit Acerola
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Passion fruit Acerola Opinion
Net carbs 12.98g 6.59g Passion fruit
Protein 2.2g 0.4g Passion fruit
Fats 0.7g 0.3g Passion fruit
Carbs 23.38g 7.69g Passion fruit
Calories 97kcal 32kcal Passion fruit
Sugar 11.2g Acerola
Fiber 10.4g 1.1g Passion fruit
Calcium 12mg 12mg
Iron 1.6mg 0.2mg Passion fruit
Magnesium 29mg 18mg Passion fruit
Phosphorus 68mg 11mg Passion fruit
Potassium 348mg 146mg Passion fruit
Sodium 28mg 7mg Acerola
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.086mg 0.086mg
Selenium 0.6µg 0.6µg
Vitamin A 1272IU 767IU Passion fruit
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 38µg Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.02mg Passion fruit
Vitamin C 30mg 1677.6mg Acerola
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.02mg Acerola
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.06mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 0.4mg Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 0.309mg Acerola
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.009mg Passion fruit
Folate 14µg 14µg
Choline 7.6mg Passion fruit
Vitamin K 0.7µg Passion fruit
Saturated Fat 0.059g 0.068g Passion fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.086g 0.082g Passion fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.411g 0.09g Passion fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Passion fruit Acerola
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
21%
Passion fruit
438%
Acerola
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Passion fruit
8%
Acerola

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Acerola
Acerola is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Acerola
Acerola contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Acerola
Acerola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Acerola
Acerola is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/nutrients
  2. Acerola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171686/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.