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Broccoli vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Broccoli and Guava different?

  • Broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, and Iron, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 155% higher.
  • Broccoli contains 39 times more Vitamin K than Guava. While Broccoli contains 101.6µg of Vitamin K, Guava contains only 2.6µg.

Broccoli, raw and Guavas, common, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
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Guava
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Zinc +78.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Copper +369.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Zinc +78.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains more Copper +369.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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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Guava
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +3807.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 624
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.73
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.067
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 761% 38% 15% 0% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 0% 7% 37%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +3807.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 624
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.73
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.067

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
65
Broccoli
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
21
Guava

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
17%
Broccoli
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Broccoli
4%
Guava

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.
Broccoli Guava
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Broccoli Guava
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.22g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.233g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Guava Opinion
Calories 34 68 Guava
Protein 2.82 2.55 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.95 Guava
Vitamin C 89.2 228.3 Guava
Carbs 6.64 14.32 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.26 Broccoli
Calcium 47 18 Broccoli
Potassium 316 417 Guava
Magnesium 21 22 Guava
Sugar 1.7 8.92 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.049 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.41 0.23 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 40 Broccoli
Sodium 33 2 Guava
Vitamin A 623 624 Guava
Vitamin E 0.78 0.73 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.067 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.04 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 1.084 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.451 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.11 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 2.6 Broccoli
Folate 63 49 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.272 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.033 0.022 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.079 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.129 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.135 0.072 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.016 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.006 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.087 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.022 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/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.