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Peruvian groundcherry vs. Pineapple — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Pineapple

  • Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, and Iron, yet Pineapple is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pineapple is 41% higher.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 6 times more Vitamin B3 than Pineapple. Peruvian groundcherry contains 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, while Pineapple contains 0.5mg.

Food types used in this article are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Pineapple, raw, all varieties.

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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 Iron +244.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37% 121% 1%
Contains more Iron +244.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%

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 A +1141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%
Contains more Vitamin C +334.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 3% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%
Contains more Vitamin C +334.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +251.9%
Contains more Fats +483.3%
Contains more Other +263.6%
Contains more Carbs +17.1%
Equal in Water - 86
2% 11% 85%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 11.2 g
Water: 85.4 g
Other: 0.8 g
13% 86%
Protein: 0.54 g
Fats: 0.12 g
Carbs: 13.12 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 0.22 g
Contains more Protein +251.9%
Contains more Fats +483.3%
Contains more Other +263.6%
Contains more Carbs +17.1%
Equal in Water - 86

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 Pineapple
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 11.72g Pineapple
Protein 1.9g 0.54g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.12g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 13.12g Pineapple
Calories 53kcal 50kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Fructose 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.4g Pineapple
Calcium 9mg 13mg Pineapple
Iron 1mg 0.29mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 40mg 8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 109mg Pineapple
Sodium 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.12mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg Pineapple
Manganese 0.927mg Pineapple
Selenium 0.1µg Pineapple
Vitamin A 720IU 58IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A RAE 36µg 3µg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin C 11mg 47.8mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.079mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.032mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.5mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.213mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg Pineapple
Choline 5.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin K 0.7µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg Pineapple
Saturated Fat 0.009g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Pineapple
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
20%
Pineapple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Peruvian groundcherry
20%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
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 - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.