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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
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Lychee
Contains more Iron +222.6%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +29%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +222.6%
Contains more Calcium +80%
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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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 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 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
17%
Lychee
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Lychee
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Lychee Opinion
Calories 53 66 Lychee
Protein 1.9 0.83 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7 0.44 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11 71.5 Lychee
Carbs 11.2 16.53 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lychee
Iron 1 0.31 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 9 5 Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 171 Lychee
Magnesium 10 Lychee
Sugars 15.23 Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.3 Lychee
Copper 0.148 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 Lychee
Starch
Phosphorus 40 31 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720 0 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.07 Lychee
Vitamin D 0 Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.011 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.065 Lychee
Vitamin B3 2.8 0.603 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.1 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Lychee
Folate 14 Lychee
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.