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Peruvian groundcherry vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Purple mangosteen

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher than Purple mangosteen in Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Peruvian groundcherry covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 16% more than Purple mangosteen.
  • Peruvian groundcherry contains 5 times more Phosphorus than Purple mangosteen. While Peruvian groundcherry contains 40mg of Phosphorus, Purple mangosteen contains only 8mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack.

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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 Iron +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1957.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +879%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
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 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin C +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1957.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +879%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%

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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
3%
Purple mangosteen

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

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is better in case of low diet
Peruvian groundcherry Purple mangosteen
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?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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 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 Purple mangosteen Opinion
Calories 53 73 Purple mangosteen
Protein 1.9 0.41 Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.7 0.58 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 11 2.9 Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 11.2 17.91 Purple mangosteen
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Purple mangosteen
Iron 1 0.3 Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 9 12 Purple mangosteen
Potassium 48 Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 13 Purple mangosteen
Sugar
Fiber 1.8 Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069 Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.21 Purple mangosteen
Starch
Phosphorus 40 8 Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 7 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 720 35 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.054 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 2.8 0.286 Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.032 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B6 0.018 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 31 Purple mangosteen
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Polyunsaturated fat
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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 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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.