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Dried fruit vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Dried fruit and Guava

  • Dried fruit has more Iron, Vitamin E , Potassium, Vitamin A, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Fiber, while Guava has more Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 253% higher.
  • Guava contains 10 times less Iron than Dried fruit. Dried fruit contains 2.66mg of Iron, while Guava contains 0.26mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked 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 +205.6%
Contains more Iron +923.1%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.5%
Contains more Potassium +178.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.6%
Contains more Copper +49.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +205.6%
Contains more Iron +923.1%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.5%
Contains more Potassium +178.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.6%
Contains more Copper +49.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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 +477.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +22730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +346.7%
Contains more Folate +390%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8%
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 A +477.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +22730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +346.7%
Contains more Folate +390%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried fruit Guava Opinion
Net carbs 55.34g 8.92g Dried fruit
Protein 3.39g 2.55g Dried fruit
Fats 0.51g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 62.64g 14.32g Dried fruit
Calories 241kcal 68kcal Dried fruit
Starch 0.35g g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g 8.92g Guava
Fiber 7.3g 5.4g Dried fruit
Calcium 55mg 18mg Dried fruit
Iron 2.66mg 0.26mg Dried fruit
Magnesium 32mg 22mg Dried fruit
Phosphorus 71mg 40mg Dried fruit
Potassium 1162mg 417mg Dried fruit
Sodium 10mg 2mg Guava
Zinc 0.39mg 0.23mg Dried fruit
Copper 0.343mg 0.23mg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 3604IU 624IU Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg 0.73mg Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.04mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 2.589mg 1.084mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.516mg 0.451mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.11mg Dried fruit
Folate 10µg 49µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.1µg 2.6µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.073mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.063mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.105mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.083mg 0.072mg Dried fruit
Methionine 0.015mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.006mg Dried fruit
Valine 0.078mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.047mg 0.022mg Dried fruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.272g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Dried fruit 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
38
Dried fruit
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
50
Dried fruit
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%
Dried fruit
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
63%
Dried fruit
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Dried fruit
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 44.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit 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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/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.