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Peruvian groundcherry vs Naranjilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peruvian groundcherry and Naranjilla different?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher than Naranjilla in Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 3 times more Phosphorus than Naranjilla. Peruvian groundcherry contains 40mg of Phosphorus, while Naranjilla contains 12mg.

Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened 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 Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.1%
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 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Naranjilla Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 4.8g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 0.44g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.22g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 5.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 53kcal 25kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.04g Naranjilla
Sugar g 3.74g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 1.1g Naranjilla
Calcium 9mg 8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 1mg 0.35mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 11mg Naranjilla
Phosphorus 40mg 12mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 200mg Naranjilla
Sodium mg 4mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.1mg Naranjilla
Copper mg 0.028mg Naranjilla
Vitamin A 720IU 568IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.75mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 11mg 3.2mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.045mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 1.45mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.22mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 mg 0.107mg Naranjilla
Folate µg 3µg Naranjilla
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin K µg 14.6µg Naranjilla
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
Cholesterol 0mg mg Naranjilla
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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Peruvian groundcherry Naranjilla
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
15
Naranjilla
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
7
Naranjilla

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
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.