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Peruvian groundcherry vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Lychee

  • Peruvian groundcherry has more Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1, however Lychee has more Vitamin C.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 67% more.
  • Peruvian groundcherry has 10 times more Vitamin B1 than Lychee. Peruvian groundcherry has 0.11mg of Vitamin B1, while Lychee has 0.011mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Litchis, 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 Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +222.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +222.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +29%

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
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%
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 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 1.9g 0.83g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.44g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 53kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 15.23g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 1.3g Lychee
Calcium 9mg 5mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 1mg 0.31mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 10mg Lychee
Phosphorus 40mg 31mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 171mg Lychee
Sodium mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.07mg Lychee
Copper mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 720IU 0IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Lychee
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lychee
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lychee
Vitamin C 11mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.011mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.603mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate µg 14µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Lychee
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.099g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Lychee
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
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
13
Lychee

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
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
17%
Lychee
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lychee
Lychee 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 richer in minerals?
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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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.