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Persimmon vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Persimmon and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Peruvian groundcherry has less Vitamin C, and Iron than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 61% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Persimmon has 3 times more Iron than Peruvian groundcherry. While Persimmon has 2.5mg of Iron, Peruvian groundcherry has only 1mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Persimmons, native, 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 +200%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%

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 +500%
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% 220% 0% 0% 0% 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 +500%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 11.2g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.4g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 33.5g 11.2g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 53kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 27mg 9mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 1mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg mg
Phosphorus 26mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 310mg mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg mg
Copper mg mg
Vitamin A IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 66mg 11mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg mg
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg mg Persimmon
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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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon 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
18
Persimmon
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
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
5%
Persimmon
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
2%
Persimmon
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Persimmon
Persimmon is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.