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Custard apple vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Custard apple and Guava

  • Custard apple is higher in Vitamin B6, and Iron, yet Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B5.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 232% more than Custard apple.
  • Custard apple contains 3 times more Iron than Guava. While Custard apple contains 0.71mg of Iron, Guava contains only 0.26mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw and Guavas, common, raw.

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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 +66.7%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 417
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 417

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 B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1790.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1089.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
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 B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1790.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1089.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Custard apple Guava Opinion
Net carbs 22.8g 8.92g Custard apple
Protein 1.7g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.6g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 25.2g 14.32g Custard apple
Calories 101kcal 68kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 8.92g Custard apple
Fiber 2.4g 5.4g Guava
Calcium 30mg 18mg Custard apple
Iron 0.71mg 0.26mg Custard apple
Magnesium 18mg 22mg Guava
Phosphorus 21mg 40mg Guava
Potassium 382mg 417mg Guava
Sodium 4mg 2mg Guava
Zinc mg 0.23mg Guava
Copper mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A 33IU 624IU Guava
Vitamin E mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D IU 0IU Guava
Vitamin D µg 0µg Guava
Vitamin C 19.2mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.067mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.04mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.11mg Custard apple
Folate µg 49µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.037mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.004mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine mg 0.006mg Guava
Valine mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine mg 0.022mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.231g 0.272g Custard apple
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Custard apple 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
15
Custard apple
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
11
Custard apple
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
10%
Custard apple
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
25%
Custard apple
14%
Guava
Fats
3%
Custard apple
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.

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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.