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Peruvian groundcherry vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Persimmon

  • Peruvian groundcherry has less Vitamin C, and Iron than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 61% more than Peruvian groundcherry.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Persimmons, native, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +150%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 38% 0% 17% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8.1% 94% 0% 11% 27% 0.13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +150%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +500%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 43% 0% 0% 37% 28% 9.2% 53% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +500%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +137.5%
Contains more Fats +75%
Contains more Water +32.6%
Contains more Carbs +199.1%
Contains more Other +12.5%
2% 11% 85%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 11.2 g
Water: 85.4 g
Other: 0.8 g
34% 64%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 33.5 g
Water: 64.4 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Protein +137.5%
Contains more Fats +75%
Contains more Water +32.6%
Contains more Carbs +199.1%
Contains more Other +12.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Peruvian groundcherry Persimmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.9g 0.8g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.4g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 53kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Calcium 9mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 1mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Phosphorus 40mg 26mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A RAE 36µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Tryptophan 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg Persimmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Persimmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Peruvian groundcherry
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Peruvian groundcherry
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Persimmon
Persimmon is relatively richer in minerals
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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Peruvian groundcherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173043/nutrients
  2. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.