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Peruvian groundcherry vs Cloudberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Cloudberry

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3, yet Cloudberry is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Cloudberry covers your daily Vitamin C needs 163% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Cloudberry. While Peruvian groundcherry contains 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, Cloudberry contains only 0.9mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Cloudberries, raw (Alaska Native).

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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 +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 27% 0% 15% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%

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 +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
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 13% 0% 0% 527% 13% 17% 17% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Cloudberry Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 8.6g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 2.4g Cloudberry
Fats 0.7g 0.8g Cloudberry
Carbs 11.2g 8.6g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 53kcal 51kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 9mg 18mg Cloudberry
Iron 1mg 0.7mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg mg
Phosphorus 40mg 35mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg mg
Sodium mg mg
Zinc mg mg
Copper mg mg
Vitamin A 720IU 210IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 11mg 158mg Cloudberry
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.05mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.07mg Cloudberry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.9mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg mg
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Cloudberry
Trans Fat 0g g Cloudberry
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
Peruvian groundcherry Cloudberry
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
49
Cloudberry
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
6
Cloudberry

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
14%
Cloudberry
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
9%
Cloudberry
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
4%
Cloudberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cloudberry
Cloudberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium ( mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Cloudberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169802/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.