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Common fig vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Common fig and Guava different?

  • Common fig contains less Vitamin C, Copper, Folate, Fiber, and Potassium than Guava.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 251% more than Common fig.
  • Common fig has 2 times more Sugar than Guava. Common fig has 16.26g of Sugar, while Guava has 8.92g.

Figs, raw and Guavas, common, raw types were 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
Contains more Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Iron +42.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +228.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Iron +42.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +228.6%

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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Guava
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +339.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +563.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +11315%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.3%
Contains more Folate +716.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.11
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 15% 0% 761% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 37% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +339.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +563.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +11315%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.3%
Contains more Folate +716.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.11

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Guava Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 8.92g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.3g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 19.18g 14.32g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 68kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.26g 8.92g Guava
Fiber 2.9g 5.4g Guava
Calcium 35mg 18mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 0.26mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 22mg Guava
Phosphorus 14mg 40mg Guava
Potassium 232mg 417mg Guava
Sodium 1mg 2mg Common fig
Zinc 0.15mg 0.23mg Guava
Copper 0.07mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A 142IU 624IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.04mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.11mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 49µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 2.6µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.024mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.033mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.03mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.006mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.006mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.011mg 0.022mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.272g Common fig
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Guava
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
Common fig
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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
5%
Common fig
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
14%
Guava
Fats
1%
Common fig
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.34g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.212g)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.