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Banana vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Guava
Guava contains less Sugars (difference - 3.31g)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana
Banana is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Banana Guava
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Guava
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Banana
106
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
14
Guava

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
Banana
2
:
5
Guava
Contains more Magnesium +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Copper +194.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.26
Contains more Magnesium +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Copper +194.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.26

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
Banana
2
:
7
Guava
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2524.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +875%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +420%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2524.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +875%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +420%

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 the food
Protein
7%
Banana
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Banana
4%
Guava

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Banana Guava Opinion
Calories 89 68 Banana
Protein 1.09 2.55 Guava
Fats 0.33 0.95 Guava
Vitamin C 8.7 228.3 Guava
Carbs 22.84 14.32 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.26
Calcium 5 18 Guava
Potassium 358 417 Guava
Magnesium 27 22 Banana
Sugars 12.23 8.92 Banana
Fiber 2.6 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.078 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.15 0.23 Guava
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 40 Guava
Sodium 1 2 Banana
Vitamin A 64 624 Guava
Vitamin E 0.1 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.067 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.04 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 1.084 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.451 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.11 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 2.6 Guava
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.272 Banana
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.009 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.028 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.028 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.068 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.05 0.072 Guava
Methionine 0.008 0.016 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.006 Banana
Valine 0.047 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.077 0.022 Banana
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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