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Feijoa vs. Java plum — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Feijoa and Java plum different?

  • Feijoa has more Vitamin C than Java plum.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Feijoa is 21% higher.
  • Feijoa contains 2 times more Potassium than Java plum. While Feijoa contains 172mg of Potassium, Java plum contains only 79mg.

Feijoa, raw and Java-plum, (jambolan), raw are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12% 11% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 8% 11% 8% 7% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Feijoa
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.006
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 48% 2% 3% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.006

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +82.6%
Equal in Protein - 0.72
Equal in Carbs - 15.56
Equal in Water - 83.13
Equal in Other - 0.36
15% 83%
Protein: 0.71 g
Fats: 0.42 g
Carbs: 15.21 g
Water: 83.28 g
Other: 0.38 g
16% 83%
Protein: 0.72 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 15.56 g
Water: 83.13 g
Other: 0.36 g
Contains more Fats +82.6%
Equal in Protein - 0.72
Equal in Carbs - 15.56
Equal in Water - 83.13
Equal in Other - 0.36

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Feijoa Java plum
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Java plum Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 15.56g Java plum
Protein 0.71g 0.72g Java plum
Fats 0.42g 0.23g Feijoa
Carbs 15.21g 15.56g Java plum
Calories 61kcal 60kcal Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g Java plum
Fiber 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 19mg Java plum
Iron 0.14mg 0.19mg Java plum
Magnesium 9mg 15mg Java plum
Phosphorus 19mg 17mg Feijoa
Potassium 172mg 79mg Feijoa
Sodium 3mg 14mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.06mg Feijoa
Copper 0.036mg Feijoa
Manganese 0.084mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 6IU 3IU Feijoa
Vitamin E 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin C 32.9mg 14.3mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.006mg
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.012mg Feijoa
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.26mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Folate 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin K 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg Feijoa
Saturated Fat 0.104g Java plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g Feijoa
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.107g Feijoa
Omega-3 - ALA 0.029g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Feijoa Java plum
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Feijoa
5%
Java plum
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Feijoa
4%
Java plum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Java plum
Java plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Java plum
Java plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Java plum
Java plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Java plum
Java plum is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Feijoa
Feijoa is relatively richer in vitamins
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/nutrients
  2. Java plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168150/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.