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Peruvian groundcherry vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Pomelo

  • Peruvian groundcherry has more Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B1, however Pomelo is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Pomelo covers your daily need of Vitamin C 56% more than Peruvian groundcherry.
  • Peruvian groundcherry has 13 times more Vitamin B3 than Pomelo. While Peruvian groundcherry has 2.8mg of Vitamin B3, Pomelo has only 0.22mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Pummelo, 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
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +809.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +809.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%

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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Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +8900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1172.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +454.5%
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 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +8900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1172.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +454.5%

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 Pomelo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 8.62g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 0.76g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7g 0.04g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2g 9.62g Peruvian groundcherry
Calories 53kcal 38kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 1g Pomelo
Calcium 9mg 4mg Peruvian groundcherry
Iron 1mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 6mg Pomelo
Phosphorus 40mg 17mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium mg 216mg Pomelo
Sodium mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.08mg Pomelo
Copper mg 0.048mg Pomelo
Vitamin A 720IU 8IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 11mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.034mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.027mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 0.22mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.036mg Pomelo
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Pomelo
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
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
7
Pomelo

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
5%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
10%
Pomelo
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
0%
Pomelo

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 - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 minerals?
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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.
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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.