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Pineapple vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pineapple and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Pineapple is richer in Vitamin C, yet Peruvian groundcherry is richer in Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pineapple is 41% higher.

Food types used in this article are Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), 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 +44.4%
Contains more Iron +244.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +244.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%

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 +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +334.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +460%

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.
Pineapple Peruvian groundcherry
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 Pineapple Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 11.2g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.12g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 13.12g 11.2g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 1.4g g Pineapple
Calcium 13mg 9mg Pineapple
Iron 0.29mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 12mg mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 109mg mg Pineapple
Sodium 1mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.12mg mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.02mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pineapple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pineapple
Vitamin C 47.8mg 11mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.213mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pineapple Peruvian groundcherry
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
21
Pineapple
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
7
Peruvian groundcherry

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

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/nutrients
  2. Peruvian groundcherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173043/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.