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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" charts 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 Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
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" 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 +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 Choline Vitamin K 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 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 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +156.8%
Contains more Fats +112.1%
Contains more Other +247.8%
Contains more Carbs +29.4%
Equal in Water - 84.21
2% 11% 85%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 11.2 g
Water: 85.4 g
Other: 0.8 g
14% 84%
Protein: 0.74 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 14.49 g
Water: 84.21 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Protein +156.8%
Contains more Fats +112.1%
Contains more Other +247.8%
Contains more Carbs +29.4%
Equal in Water - 84.21

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 2.4g Blueberry
Calcium 9mg 6mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 1mg 0.28mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 6mg Blueberry
Phosphorus 40mg 12mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 77mg Blueberry
Sodium 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg Blueberry
Manganese 0.336mg Blueberry
Selenium 0.1µg Blueberry
Vitamin A 720IU 54IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A RAE 36µg 3µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.57mg 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 0.124mg Blueberry
Vitamin B6 0.052mg Blueberry
Folate 6µg Blueberry
Choline 6mg Blueberry
Vitamin K 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg Blueberry
Threonine 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.013mg Blueberry
Methionine 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg Blueberry
Saturated Fat 0.028g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Blueberry
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
13%
Peruvian groundcherry
11%
Blueberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Peruvian groundcherry
10%
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 is richer in minerals?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in vitamins
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. 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.