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

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The main differences between Pitanga (Surinam cherry) and Kiwifruit

  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is richer in Vitamin A RAE, yet Kiwifruit is richer in Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Kiwifruit is 74% higher.
  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains 19 times more Vitamin A RAE than Kiwifruit. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains 75µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Kiwifruit contains 4µg.

Food types used in this article are Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), raw and Kiwifruit, green, 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 Calcium +277.8%
Contains more Iron +55%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +202.9%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 9% 5% 10% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44% 13% 2%
Contains more Calcium +277.8%
Contains more Iron +55%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +202.9%
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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Contains more Vitamin A +1624.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
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% 8% 10% 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 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 5% 101%
Contains more Vitamin A +1624.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +42.5%
Contains more Fats +30%
Contains more Carbs +95.7%
Contains more Other +22%
Equal in Water - 83.07
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
15% 83%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.52 g
Carbs: 14.66 g
Water: 83.07 g
Other: 0.61 g
Contains more Protein +42.5%
Contains more Fats +30%
Contains more Carbs +95.7%
Contains more Other +22%
Equal in Water - 83.07

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) Kiwifruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Kiwifruit Opinion
Net carbs 7.49g 11.66g Kiwifruit
Protein 0.8g 1.14g Kiwifruit
Fats 0.4g 0.52g Kiwifruit
Carbs 7.49g 14.66g Kiwifruit
Calories 33kcal 61kcal Kiwifruit
Fructose 4.35g Kiwifruit
Sugar 8.99g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fiber 3g Kiwifruit
Calcium 9mg 34mg Kiwifruit
Iron 0.2mg 0.31mg Kiwifruit
Magnesium 12mg 17mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 11mg 34mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 103mg 312mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 3mg 3mg
Zinc 0.14mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.13mg Kiwifruit
Manganese 0.098mg Kiwifruit
Selenium 0.2µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 1500IU 87IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 75µg 4µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin E 1.46mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 26.3mg 92.7mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.027mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.025mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.341mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B5 0.183mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.063mg Kiwifruit
Folate 25µg Kiwifruit
Choline 7.8mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin K 40.3µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.015mg Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.047mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.051mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.066mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.061mg Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.024mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.044mg Kiwifruit
Valine 0.057mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.027mg Kiwifruit
Saturated Fat 0.029g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g Kiwifruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.287g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Kiwifruit
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)
39%
Kiwifruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
14%
Kiwifruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is cheaper?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/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.