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Guava vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Guava and Common plum different?

  • Common plum contains less Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6 than Guava.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 243% more than Common plum.
  • Guava has 10 times more Folate than Common plum. Guava has 49µg of Folate, while Common plum has 5µg.

Guavas, common, raw and Plums, raw types were 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
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Potassium +165.6%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +303.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Potassium +165.6%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +303.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2303.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.3%
Contains more Folate +880%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.2%
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2303.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.3%
Contains more Folate +880%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.2%

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 Common plum
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Common plum Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 10.02g Common plum
Protein 2.55g 0.7g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.28g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 11.42g Guava
Calories 68kcal 46kcal Guava
Starch g 0g Common plum
Fructose g 3.07g Common plum
Sugar 8.92g 9.92g Guava
Fiber 5.4g 1.4g Guava
Calcium 18mg 6mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.17mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 7mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 16mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 157mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 0mg Common plum
Zinc 0.23mg 0.1mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.057mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 345IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.26mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 9.5mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.028mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.026mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.417mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.135mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.029mg Guava
Folate 49µg 5µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 6.4µg Common plum
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.009mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg 0.01mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.014mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.015mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.016mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.008mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.014mg Common plum
Valine 0.087mg 0.016mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg 0.009mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.017g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.134g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.044g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Common plum
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
9
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
11%
Common plum
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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 contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.