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Peruvian groundcherry vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Lime?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, however Lime is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 20% more.
  • Lime contains 14 times less Vitamin B3 than Peruvian groundcherry. Peruvian groundcherry contains 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, while Lime contains 0.2mg.

We used Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Limes, 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 +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%

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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Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.5%
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% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.5%

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 Lime
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Lime Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 7.74g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 10.54g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 53kcal 30kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.69g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 9mg 33mg Lime
Iron 1mg 0.6mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 6mg Lime
Phosphorus 40mg 18mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 102mg Lime
Sodium mg 2mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper mg 0.065mg Lime
Vitamin A 720IU 50IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lime
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lime
Vitamin C 11mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.03mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.02mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.2mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 mg 0.043mg Lime
Folate µg 8µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.014mg Lime
Methionine mg 0.002mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.022g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Lime
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
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
10
Lime

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
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
11%
Lime
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
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 - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime 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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.