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Peruvian groundcherry vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Kumquat?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, however Kumquat is richer in Vitamin C, and Calcium.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 37% more.
  • Kumquat contains 7 times less Vitamin B3 than Peruvian groundcherry. Peruvian groundcherry contains 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, while Kumquat contains 0.429mg.

We used Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Kumquats, raw types in this article.

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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 +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Calcium +588.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Calcium +588.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +552.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +299.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 37% 44% 0% 0% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 147% 18% 3% 0% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 0% 0% 13%
Contains more Vitamin A +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +552.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +299.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Kumquat Opinion
Calories 53kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Protein 1.9g 1.88g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.86g Kumquat
Vitamin C 11mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Net carbs 11.2g 9.4g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 15.9g Kumquat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Kumquat
Iron 1mg 0.86mg Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 9mg 62mg Kumquat
Potassium mg 186mg Kumquat
Magnesium mg 20mg Kumquat
Sugar g 9.36g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 6.5g Kumquat
Copper mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Zinc mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Starch g g
Phosphorus 40mg 19mg Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium mg 10mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720IU 290IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.037mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.429mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 mg 0.036mg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Kumquat
Folate µg 17µg Kumquat
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.103g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.171g Kumquat
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Kumquat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
16
Kumquat

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
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
16%
Kumquat
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
4%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.