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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
Guava
7
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Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +165.6%
Contains more Magnesium +214.3%
Contains more Copper +303.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +165.6%
Contains more Magnesium +214.3%
Contains more Copper +303.5%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2303.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +180.8%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 761% 38% 15% 0% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 0% 7% 37%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 32% 21% 6% 0% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 0% 16% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2303.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +180.8%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
15%
Guava
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
11%
Common plum
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Common plum
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Guava
Guava contains less Sugars (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Guava Common plum Opinion
Calories 68 46 Guava
Protein 2.55 0.7 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.28 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 9.5 Guava
Carbs 14.32 11.42 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.17 Guava
Calcium 18 6 Guava
Potassium 417 157 Guava
Magnesium 22 7 Guava
Sugars 8.92 9.92 Guava
Fiber 5.4 1.4 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.057 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.1 Guava
Starch 0 Common plum
Phosphorus 40 16 Guava
Sodium 2 0 Common plum
Vitamin A 624 345 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 0.26 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.028 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.026 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.417 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.135 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.029 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 6.4 Common plum
Folate 49 5 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.017 Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.134 Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.044 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.009 Guava
Threonine 0.096 0.01 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 0.014 Guava
Leucine 0.171 0.015 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.016 Guava
Methionine 0.016 0.008 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.014 Common plum
Valine 0.087 0.016 Guava
Histidine 0.022 0.009 Guava
Fructose 3.07 Common plum

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.