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Purple mangosteen vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Purple mangosteen and Peruvian groundcherry

  • 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.

Food varieties used in this article are Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack 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 +33.3%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
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 B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin A +1957.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +879%
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 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin A +1957.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +879%

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 Peruvian groundcherry
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 11.2g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.58g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 17.91g 11.2g Purple mangosteen
Calories 73kcal 53kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.8g g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 12mg 9mg Purple mangosteen
Iron 0.3mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium 13mg mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 8mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 48mg mg Purple mangosteen
Sodium 7mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc 0.21mg mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 35IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin D 0µg µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 2.9mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.04mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.032mg mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B6 0.018mg mg Purple mangosteen
Folate 31µg µg 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 g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Purple mangosteen 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
6
Purple mangosteen
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
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
2%
Purple mangosteen
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $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 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.

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. 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.