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Watermelon vs Peruvian groundcherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Watermelon and Peruvian groundcherry

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

Food types used in this article are Watermelon, 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 Iron +316.7%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 18% 0%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%

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 C +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1473%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 35% 1% 0% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 0% 1% 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 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1473%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Peruvian groundcherry Opinion
Calories 30kcal 53kcal Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 0.61g 1.9g Peruvian groundcherry
Fats 0.15g 0.7g Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin C 8.1mg 11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Net carbs 7.15g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Carbs 7.55g 11.2g Peruvian groundcherry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Watermelon
Iron 0.24mg 1mg Peruvian groundcherry
Calcium 7mg 9mg Peruvian groundcherry
Potassium 112mg mg Watermelon
Magnesium 10mg mg Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber 0.4g g Watermelon
Copper 0.042mg mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.1mg mg Watermelon
Starch 0g g Watermelon
Phosphorus 11mg 40mg Peruvian groundcherry
Sodium 1mg mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin A 569IU 720IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Watermelon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.11mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.04mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 2.8mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B5 0.221mg mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045mg mg Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Watermelon
Folate 3µg µg Watermelon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g g Peruvian groundcherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.027mg mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.018mg mg Watermelon
Lysine 0.062mg mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.006mg mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015mg mg Watermelon
Valine 0.016mg mg Watermelon
Histidine 0.006mg mg Watermelon
Fructose 3.36g g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Watermelon Peruvian groundcherry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Watermelon
14
Peruvian groundcherry
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
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
4%
Watermelon
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
Fats
1%
Watermelon
3%
Peruvian groundcherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/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.