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Peruvian groundcherry vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Custard apple

  • Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, yet Custard apple is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Peruvian groundcherry is 14% higher.

Food types used in this article are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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 Iron +40.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +40.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%

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 +2081.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2081.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 1.9g 1.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.6g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 53kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 2.4g Custard apple
Calcium 9mg 30mg Custard apple
Iron 1mg 0.71mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 18mg Custard apple
Phosphorus 40mg 21mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 382mg Custard apple
Sodium mg 4mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg mg
Copper mg mg
Vitamin A 720IU 33IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 11mg 19.2mg Custard apple
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.08mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.5mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.135mg Custard apple
Vitamin B6 mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Custard apple
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.037mg Custard apple
Methionine mg 0.004mg Custard apple
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.231g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peruvian groundcherry Custard apple
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
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
11
Custard apple

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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
25%
Custard apple
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

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 - 0.231g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.
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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.