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Peruvian groundcherry vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Cooking plantain

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3, yet Cooking plantain is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Peruvian groundcherry covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 13% more than Cooking plantain.

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

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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 +200%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%

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 B1 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
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 68% 3% 0% 62% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 17% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Cooking plantain Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 29.59g Cooking plantain
Protein 1.9g 1.3g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.37g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 31.89g Cooking plantain
Calories 53kcal 122kcal Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 15g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 2.3g Cooking plantain
Calcium 9mg 3mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 1mg 0.6mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 37mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 40mg 34mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 499mg Cooking plantain
Sodium mg 4mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Copper mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 720IU 1127IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 11mg 18.4mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.052mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.054mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.686mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.26mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 mg 0.299mg Cooking plantain
Folate µg 22µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Cooking plantain
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Cooking plantain
Threonine mg 0.034mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Leucine mg 0.059mg Cooking plantain
Lysine mg 0.06mg Cooking plantain
Methionine mg 0.017mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine mg 0.044mg Cooking plantain
Valine mg 0.046mg Cooking plantain
Histidine mg 0.064mg Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.143g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.069g Cooking plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Cooking plantain
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
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
17
Cooking plantain

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
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
2%
Cooking plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.