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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" chart 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 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
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" 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 +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 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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 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%

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 Pineapple
Rich in minerals 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
Rich in vitamins 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
Starch g 0g Pineapple
Fructose g 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar g 9.85g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 1.4g Pineapple
Calcium 9mg 13mg Pineapple
Iron 1mg 0.29mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 40mg 8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 109mg Pineapple
Sodium mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.12mg Pineapple
Copper mg 0.11mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 720IU 58IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pineapple
Vitamin D µg 0µg 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 mg 0.213mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate µg 18µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Pineapple
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Pineapple
Threonine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine mg 0.026mg Pineapple
Methionine mg 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine mg 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine mg 0.01mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.009g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.013g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.04g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peruvian groundcherry Pineapple
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
21
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
10
Pineapple

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%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
13%
Pineapple
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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. 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.