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Peruvian groundcherry vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Common plum?

  • The amount of Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1 in Peruvian groundcherry is higher than in Common plum.
  • Peruvian groundcherry's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 15% more.
  • Common plum contains 6 times less Iron than Peruvian groundcherry. Peruvian groundcherry contains 1mg of Iron, while Common plum contains 0.17mg.

We used Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Plums, 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 +488.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Contains more Iron +488.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%

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 C +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +571.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 37% 44% 0% 0% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 32% 21% 6% 0% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 0% 16% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +571.5%

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 plum
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
7
Common plum

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%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
11%
Common plum
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Common plum

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 plum
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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
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 - $0.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Common plum Opinion
Calories 53 46 Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9 0.7 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7 0.28 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11 9.5 Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2 11.42 Common plum
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Common plum
Iron 1 0.17 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 9 6 Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 157 Common plum
Magnesium 7 Common plum
Sugar 9.92 Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.4 Common plum
Copper 0.057 Common plum
Zinc 0.1 Common plum
Starch 0 Common plum
Phosphorus 40 16 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 0 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720 345 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.26 Common plum
Vitamin D 0 Common plum
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.028 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.026 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8 0.417 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.135 Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.029 Common plum
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 6.4 Common plum
Folate 5 Common plum
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044 Common plum
Tryptophan 0.009 Common plum
Threonine 0.01 Common plum
Isoleucine 0.014 Common plum
Leucine 0.015 Common plum
Lysine 0.016 Common plum
Methionine 0.008 Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.014 Common plum
Valine 0.016 Common plum
Histidine 0.009 Common plum
Fructose 3.07 Common plum

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 plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.