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Peruvian groundcherry vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Grapefruit

  • Peruvian groundcherry has more Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1, however Grapefruit is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Grapefruit covers your daily Vitamin C needs 22% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Grapefruit has 14 times less Vitamin B3 than Peruvian groundcherry. Peruvian groundcherry has 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, while Grapefruit has 0.204mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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 +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%

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 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1272.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.6%
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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1272.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +59.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.6%

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 Grapefruit
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 Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 9.06g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 0.77g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.14g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 10.66g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 53kcal 42kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Fructose g 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar g 6.89g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 9mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 1mg 0.08mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 9mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 40mg 18mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 135mg Grapefruit
Sodium mg 0mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.07mg Grapefruit
Copper mg 0.032mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 720IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Grapefruit
Vitamin D µg 0µg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 11mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.043mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.031mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.204mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 mg 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Grapefruit
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine mg 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.021g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.036g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Grapefruit
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
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
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 - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit 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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.