United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  09138, Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), raw
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name:  Physalis spp.
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.6   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 6%   Refuse Description:   Husks
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 140 g
Proximates Water g 85.40 -- -- 119.56
Proximates Energy kcal 53 -- -- 74
Proximates Energy kJ 222 -- -- 311
Proximates Protein g 1.90 -- -- 2.66
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.70 -- -- 0.98
Proximates Ash g 0.80 -- -- 1.12
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 11.20 -- -- 15.68
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 9 -- -- 13
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.00 -- -- 1.40
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 40 -- -- 56
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 11.0 -- -- 15.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.110 -- -- 0.154
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.040 -- -- 0.056
Vitamins Niacin mg 2.800 -- -- 3.920
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 36 -- -- 50
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 720 -- -- 1008
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0143 FRUIT OR FRUIT PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1279 0900 FRUITS AND FRUIT JUICES (USDA SR)
  • B1684 CAPE GOOSEBERRY
  • C0140 FRUIT, PEEL PRESENT, CORE, PIT OR SEED PRESENT
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION