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Peruvian groundcherry vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Common fig?

  • The amount of Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, and Iron in Peruvian groundcherry is higher than in Common fig.
  • Peruvian groundcherry's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 15% more.
  • Common fig contains 6 times less Vitamin C than Peruvian groundcherry. Peruvian groundcherry contains 11mg of Vitamin C, while Common fig contains 2mg.

We used Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Figs, raw types 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 +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +288.9%

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 +407%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +407%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%

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 Common fig
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 1.9g 0.75g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.3g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 53kcal 74kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 16.26g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 2.9g Common fig
Calcium 9mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 1mg 0.37mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 40mg 14mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 232mg Common fig
Sodium mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.15mg Common fig
Copper mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin A 720IU 142IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Common fig
Vitamin D IU 0IU Common fig
Vitamin D µg 0µg Common fig
Vitamin C 11mg 2mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.06mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.4mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate µg 6µg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine mg 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.06g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.144g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peruvian groundcherry Common fig
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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
11
Common fig

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
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
19%
Common fig
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
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 - 0.06g)
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 - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.