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Peruvian groundcherry vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peruvian groundcherry and Blueberry different?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher than Blueberry in Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Peruvian groundcherry covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 15% more than Blueberry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 4 times more Iron than Blueberry. Peruvian groundcherry contains 1mg of Iron, while Blueberry contains 0.28mg.

Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Blueberries, raw types were 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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%

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 A +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041
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 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
Contains more Vitamin A +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041

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 Blueberry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 12.09g Blueberry
Protein 1.9g 0.74g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.33g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 14.49g Blueberry
Calories 53kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Starch g 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose g 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar g 9.96g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 2.4g Blueberry
Calcium 9mg 6mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 1mg 0.28mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 6mg Blueberry
Phosphorus 40mg 12mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 77mg Blueberry
Sodium mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper mg 0.057mg Blueberry
Vitamin A 720IU 54IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Blueberry
Vitamin D µg 0µg Blueberry
Vitamin C 11mg 9.7mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.037mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.418mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.124mg Blueberry
Vitamin B6 mg 0.052mg Blueberry
Folate µg 6µg Blueberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Blueberry
Threonine mg 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine mg 0.013mg Blueberry
Methionine mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine mg 0.011mg Blueberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.028g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peruvian groundcherry Blueberry
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
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
7
Blueberry

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
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
14%
Blueberry
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.96g)
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 - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Peruvian groundcherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173043/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.