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Brussels sprout vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brussels sprout and Guava?

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Vitamin B1, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Fiber.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 159% more.
  • Guava contains 68 times less Vitamin K than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 177µg of Vitamin K, while Guava contains 2.6µg.

We used Brussels sprouts, raw and Guavas, common, raw types 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
Contains more Iron +438.5%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.5%
Contains more Copper +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Potassium - 417
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +438.5%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.5%
Contains more Copper +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Potassium - 417
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 A +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +99.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +6707.7%
Contains more Folate +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +168.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
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 A +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +99.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +6707.7%
Contains more Folate +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +168.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%

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.
Brussels sprout 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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Guava Opinion
Calories 43kcal 68kcal Guava
Protein 3.38g 2.55g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.95g Guava
Vitamin C 85mg 228.3mg Guava
Net carbs 5.15g 8.92g Guava
Carbs 8.95g 14.32g Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.4mg 0.26mg Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 18mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 417mg Guava
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 8.92g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 5.4g Guava
Copper 0.07mg 0.23mg Guava
Zinc 0.42mg 0.23mg Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Phosphorus 69mg 40mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 2mg Guava
Vitamin A 754IU 624IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.73mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.067mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.11mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 2.6µg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 49µg Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.272g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.401g Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.022mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.096mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.093mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.154mg 0.072mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.016mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.006mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.087mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.022mg Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Guava
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
81
Brussels sprout
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
14%
Guava
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.21g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.