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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%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 4% 10% 9% 37% 4% 4% 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" 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 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 160% 4% 1% 0% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 0% 2% 14%
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 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 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

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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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Pineapple Opinion
Calories 53 50 Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9 0.54 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7 0.12 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11 47.8 Pineapple
Carbs 11.2 13.12 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Pineapple
Iron 1 0.29 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 9 13 Pineapple
Potassium 109 Pineapple
Magnesium 12 Pineapple
Sugar 9.85 Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.4 Pineapple
Copper 0.11 Pineapple
Zinc 0.12 Pineapple
Starch 0 Pineapple
Phosphorus 40 8 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720 58 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.02 Pineapple
Vitamin D 0 Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.079 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.032 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8 0.5 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.213 Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112 Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 Pineapple
Folate 18 Pineapple
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.009 Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005 Pineapple
Threonine 0.019 Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019 Pineapple
Leucine 0.024 Pineapple
Lysine 0.026 Pineapple
Methionine 0.012 Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021 Pineapple
Valine 0.024 Pineapple
Histidine 0.01 Pineapple
Fructose 2.12 Pineapple

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.