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Peruvian groundcherry vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Longan

  • Peruvian groundcherry has more Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1, however Longan is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan covers your daily Vitamin C needs 81% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Longan has 9 times less Vitamin B3 than Peruvian groundcherry. Peruvian groundcherry has 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, while Longan has 0.3mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Longans, 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 +800%
Contains more Iron +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +669.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%

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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Longan
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
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% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Longan Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 14.04g Longan
Protein 1.9g 1.31g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.1g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 15.14g Longan
Calories 53kcal 60kcal Longan
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 1.1g Longan
Calcium 9mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 1mg 0.13mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 40mg 21mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 266mg Longan
Sodium mg 0mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.05mg Longan
Copper mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 720IU IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 11mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.031mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.3mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg mg
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Longan
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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
13
Longan

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
15%
Longan
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
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.
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.