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Peruvian groundcherry vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peruvian groundcherry and Apricot different?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1, however Apricot is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Peruvian groundcherry is 14% higher.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Apricot. While Peruvian groundcherry contains 0.11mg of Vitamin B1, Apricot contains only 0.03mg.

Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Apricots, raw are the varieties used 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 Iron +156.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%

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 B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +77.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +77.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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.
Peruvian groundcherry Apricot
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 9.12g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 1.4g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.39g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 11.12g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 53kcal 48kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.94g Apricot
Sugar g 9.24g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 2g Apricot
Calcium 9mg 13mg Apricot
Iron 1mg 0.39mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 10mg Apricot
Phosphorus 40mg 23mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 259mg Apricot
Sodium mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper mg 0.078mg Apricot
Vitamin A 720IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D IU 0IU Apricot
Vitamin D µg 0µg Apricot
Vitamin C 11mg 10mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.03mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.6mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 mg 0.054mg Apricot
Folate µg 9µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine mg 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine mg 0.027mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.027g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Apricot
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
14
Peruvian groundcherry
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
11
Apricot

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
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
11%
Apricot
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Peruvian groundcherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173043/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.