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Quince vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Quince and Peruvian groundcherry

  • Peruvian groundcherry is richer than Quince in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Peruvian groundcherry is 16% higher.

Food types used in this article are Quinces, raw 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 +22.2%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%

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
Quince
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 3% 0% 0% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 0% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 37% 44% 0% 0% 28% 10% 53% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 57kcal 53kcal Quince
Protein 0.4g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.1g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 15mg 11mg Quince
Net carbs 13.4g 11.2g Quince
Carbs 15.3g 11.2g Quince
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Iron 0.7mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 11mg 9mg Quince
Potassium 197mg mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg mg Quince
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.9g g Quince
Copper 0.13mg mg Quince
Zinc 0.04mg mg Quince
Starch g g
Phosphorus 17mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 4mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 40IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.081mg mg Quince
Vitamin B6 0.04mg mg Quince
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 3µg µg Quince
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Quince
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Quince Peruvian groundcherry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
7
Quince
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
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%
Quince
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
0%
Quince
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (35)
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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.