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Peruvian groundcherry vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Currant

  • Peruvian groundcherry has more Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, however Currant has more Vitamin C.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 33% more.
  • Peruvian groundcherry has 28 times more Vitamin B3 than Currant. Peruvian groundcherry has 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, while Currant has 0.1mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Currants, red and white, 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 +266.7%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Phosphorus - 44

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 +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
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 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +272.7%
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 Currant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Currant Opinion
Calories 53kcal 56kcal Currant
Protein 1.9g 1.4g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11mg 41mg Currant
Net carbs 11.2g 9.5g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 13.8g Currant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Currant
Iron 1mg 1mg
Calcium 9mg 33mg Currant
Potassium mg 275mg Currant
Magnesium mg 13mg Currant
Sugar g 7.37g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 4.3g Currant
Copper mg 0.107mg Currant
Zinc mg 0.23mg Currant
Starch g g
Phosphorus 40mg 44mg Currant
Sodium mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720IU 42IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin D µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.064mg Currant
Vitamin B6 mg 0.07mg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 11µg Currant
Folate µg 8µg Currant
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.017g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.028g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.088g Currant
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
Fructose g 3.53g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Currant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
18
Currant

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%
Currant
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
14%
Currant
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
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 - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.