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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" charts 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 Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
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" charts 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 Choline Vitamin K 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 5% 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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +146.8%
Contains more Fats +400%
Contains more Other +116.2%
Equal in Carbs - 10.66
Equal in Water - 88.06
2% 11% 85%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 11.2 g
Water: 85.4 g
Other: 0.8 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +146.8%
Contains more Fats +400%
Contains more Other +116.2%
Equal in Carbs - 10.66
Equal in Water - 88.06

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Fructose 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 9mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 1mg 0.08mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 9mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 40mg 18mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 135mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg Grapefruit
Copper 0.032mg Grapefruit
Manganese 0.022mg Grapefruit
Selenium 0.1µg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 720IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin A RAE 36µg 58µg Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg 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 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate 13µg Grapefruit
Choline 7.7mg Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008mg Grapefruit
Saturated Fat 0.021g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Peruvian groundcherry
18%
Grapefruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Peruvian groundcherry
5%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.