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Peruvian groundcherry vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peruvian groundcherry and Lemon different?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, while Lemon is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Lemon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 47% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 28 times more Vitamin B3 than Lemon. Peruvian groundcherry contains 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, while Lemon contains 0.1mg.

Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Lemons, raw, without peel types were used 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 +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%

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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7
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +3172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +381.8%
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 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2700%
Contains more Vitamin C +381.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Lemon Opinion
Calories 53kcal 29kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 1.1g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.3g Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11mg 53mg Lemon
Net carbs 11.2g 6.52g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 9.32g Peruvian groundcherry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemon
Iron 1mg 0.6mg Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 9mg 26mg Lemon
Potassium mg 138mg Lemon
Magnesium mg 8mg Lemon
Sugar g 2.5g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 2.8g Lemon
Copper mg 0.037mg Lemon
Zinc mg 0.06mg Lemon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 40mg 16mg Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium mg 2mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720IU 22IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.02mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 mg 0.08mg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Lemon
Folate µg 11µg Lemon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.039g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.011g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.089g Lemon
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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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Lemon
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
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
9
Lemon

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%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
9%
Lemon
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemon
Lemon 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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.