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Peruvian groundcherry vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Feijoa

  • Peruvian groundcherry has more Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1, however Feijoa has more Vitamin C.
  • Feijoa's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 24% more.
  • Peruvian groundcherry has 18 times more Vitamin B1 than Feijoa. Peruvian groundcherry has 0.11mg of Vitamin B1, while Feijoa has 0.006mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Feijoa, 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 +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +11900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +849.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +199.1%
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +11900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +849.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +199.1%

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 Feijoa
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 8.81g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 0.71g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.42g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 15.21g Feijoa
Calories 53kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar g 8.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 9mg 17mg Feijoa
Iron 1mg 0.14mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 9mg Feijoa
Phosphorus 40mg 19mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 172mg Feijoa
Sodium mg 3mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.06mg Feijoa
Copper mg 0.036mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 720IU 6IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 11mg 32.9mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.006mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.018mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.295mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.104g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peruvian groundcherry Feijoa
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
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
7
Feijoa

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%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
15%
Feijoa
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Feijoa
Feijoa 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.