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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +200%

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 C +500%
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 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +500%

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
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
18
Persimmon

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%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
34%
Persimmon
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
2%
Persimmon

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 Persimmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Persimmon
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 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 - 15)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Persimmon Opinion
Calories 53 127 Persimmon
Protein 1.9 0.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7 0.4 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11 66 Persimmon
Carbs 11.2 33.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D
Iron 1 2.5 Persimmon
Calcium 9 27 Persimmon
Potassium 310 Persimmon
Magnesium
Sugars
Fiber
Copper
Zinc
Starch
Phosphorus 40 26 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.11 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
Fructose

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 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. 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.