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Feijoa vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Feijoa and Guava

  • Feijoa has less Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Folate, and Vitamin B1 than Guava.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 217% more than Feijoa.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Feijoa, 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
Feijoa
0
:
8
Guava
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +538.9%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +538.9%
Equal in Calcium - 18

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
Feijoa
1
:
10
Guava
Contains more Vitamin K +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +10300%
Contains more Vitamin E +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +593.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.2%
Contains more Folate +113%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
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 K +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +10300%
Contains more Vitamin E +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +593.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.2%
Contains more Folate +113%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Guava Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 8.92g Guava
Protein 0.71g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.42g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 15.21g 14.32g Feijoa
Calories 61kcal 68kcal Guava
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g 8.92g Feijoa
Fiber 6.4g 5.4g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 18mg Guava
Iron 0.14mg 0.26mg Guava
Magnesium 9mg 22mg Guava
Phosphorus 19mg 40mg Guava
Potassium 172mg 417mg Guava
Sodium 3mg 2mg Guava
Zinc 0.06mg 0.23mg Guava
Copper 0.036mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A 6IU 624IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D IU 0IU Guava
Vitamin D µg 0µg Guava
Vitamin C 32.9mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.04mg Guava
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.233mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.11mg Guava
Folate 23µg 49µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 2.6µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.019mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.028mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.038mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.007mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.006mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.009mg 0.022mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g 0.272g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Feijoa Guava
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
Feijoa
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Feijoa
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.168g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (31)

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.