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Pitanga (Surinam cherry) vs. Jujube — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pitanga (Surinam cherry) and Jujube

  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has more Vitamin A RAE, however, Jujube has more Vitamin C.
  • Jujube's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 47% more.
  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 38 times more Vitamin A RAE than Jujube. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 75µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Jujube has 2µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), raw and Jujube, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +142.7%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 7.5% 8.6% 4.7% 9.1% 0.39% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.3% 18% 7.1% 9.9% 22% 0.39% 1.4% 24% 11% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +142.7%
Equal in Sodium - 3

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Jujube
Contains more Vitamin A +3650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 90% 0% 0% 88% 7.5% 9.2% 5.6% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 2.4% 0% 0% 230% 5% 9.2% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Protein +50%
Contains more Carbs +170.1%
Equal in Other - 0.51
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
20% 78%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 20.23 g
Water: 77.86 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Protein +50%
Contains more Carbs +170.1%
Equal in Other - 0.51

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Jujube
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Jujube Opinion
Net carbs 7.49g 20.23g Jujube
Protein 0.8g 1.2g Jujube
Fats 0.4g 0.2g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Carbs 7.49g 20.23g Jujube
Calories 33kcal 79kcal Jujube
Calcium 9mg 21mg Jujube
Iron 0.2mg 0.48mg Jujube
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Phosphorus 11mg 23mg Jujube
Potassium 103mg 250mg Jujube
Sodium 3mg 3mg
Zinc 0.05mg Jujube
Copper 0.073mg Jujube
Manganese 0.084mg Jujube
Vitamin A 1500IU 40IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 75µg 2µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin C 26.3mg 69mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.02mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.9mg Jujube
Vitamin B6 0.081mg Jujube

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Jujube
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
22%
Jujube
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
10%
Jujube

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jujube
Jujube is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/nutrients
  2. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.