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Purple mangosteen vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Purple mangosteen and Gooseberry

  • Purple mangosteen is richer in Folate, yet Gooseberry is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Gooseberry is 28% higher.
  • Purple mangosteen contains 5 times more Folate than Gooseberry. Purple mangosteen contains 31µg of Folate, while Gooseberry contains 6µg.

Food types used in this article are Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack and Gooseberries, 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 Magnesium +30%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.5%
Contains more Potassium +312.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Calcium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.5%
Contains more Potassium +312.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.31
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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 B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +855.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +793.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 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 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +855.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +793.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 5.88g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 0.88g Gooseberry
Fats 0.58g 0.58g
Carbs 17.91g 10.18g Purple mangosteen
Calories 73kcal 44kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.8g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 12mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.3mg 0.31mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 8mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 48mg 198mg Gooseberry
Sodium 7mg 1mg Gooseberry
Zinc 0.21mg 0.12mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.07mg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 35IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin D 0µg µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 2.9mg 27.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.04mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.03mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.3mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.08mg Gooseberry
Folate 31µg 6µg Purple mangosteen
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 0.038g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.051g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.317g Gooseberry

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Purple mangosteen Gooseberry
Low Fats diet Equal
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
6
Purple mangosteen
15
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
10
Gooseberry

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
5%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
3%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
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 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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/nutrients
  2. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.