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Peruvian groundcherry vs Jujube - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Jujube

  • Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Iron, yet Jujube is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jujube is 64% higher.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Jujube. Peruvian groundcherry contains 0.11mg of Vitamin B1, while Jujube contains 0.02mg.

Food types used in this article are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Jujube, 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 +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25%
Contains more Iron +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%

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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Jujube
Contains more Vitamin A +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +527.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
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 3% 0% 0% 230% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +527.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Jujube Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 20.23g Jujube
Protein 1.9g 1.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 20.23g Jujube
Calories 53kcal 79kcal Jujube
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 9mg 21mg Jujube
Iron 1mg 0.48mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 10mg Jujube
Phosphorus 40mg 23mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 250mg Jujube
Sodium mg 3mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.05mg Jujube
Copper mg 0.073mg Jujube
Vitamin A 720IU 40IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 11mg 69mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.02mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.9mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.081mg Jujube
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peruvian groundcherry Jujube
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
24
Jujube
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
11
Jujube

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
7%
Jujube
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
20%
Jujube
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Jujube

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jujube
Jujube is relatively richer in minerals
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 contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.