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Guava vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Guava and Broccoli different?

  • Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, and Fiber, however Broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 155% higher.
  • Guava contains 5 times more Copper than Broccoli. While Guava contains 0.23mg of Copper, Broccoli contains only 0.049mg.

Guavas, common, raw and Broccoli, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Guava
4
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Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Copper +369.4%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +65%
Contains more Zinc +78.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Copper +369.4%
Contains more Calcium +161.1%
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +65%
Contains more Zinc +78.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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
Guava
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3807.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 623
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.78
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin C +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3807.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 623
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.78
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 4.04g Guava
Protein 2.55g 2.82g Broccoli
Fats 0.95g 0.37g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 6.64g Guava
Calories 68kcal 34kcal Guava
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 8.92g 1.7g Broccoli
Fiber 5.4g 2.6g Guava
Calcium 18mg 47mg Broccoli
Iron 0.26mg 0.73mg Broccoli
Magnesium 22mg 21mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 66mg Broccoli
Potassium 417mg 316mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 33mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.41mg Broccoli
Copper 0.23mg 0.049mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 623IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 89.2mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.071mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.639mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.573mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.175mg Broccoli
Folate 49µg 63µg Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 101.6µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.096mg 0.088mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.079mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.129mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.016mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.087mg 0.125mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.022mg 0.059mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.039g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.011g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.038g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Broccoli
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
80
Guava
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
18
Broccoli

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
15%
Guava
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
7%
Broccoli
Fats
4%
Guava
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.22g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.233g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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

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. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.