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Guava vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Guava and Currant

  • Guava has more Vitamin C, Copper, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, however Currant is higher in Iron, and Vitamin K.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 208% more than Currant.
  • Guava has 11 times more Vitamin B3 than Currant. While Guava has 1.084mg of Vitamin B3, Currant has only 0.1mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Guavas, common, raw and Currants, red and white, 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
Guava
3
:
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Copper +115%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 0.23
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Copper +115%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 0.23
Equal in Phosphorus - 44

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +456.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1385.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +984%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +604.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +323.1%
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 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +456.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1385.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +984%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +604.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +323.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Currant Opinion
Calories 68kcal 56kcal Guava
Protein 2.55g 1.4g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.2g Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 41mg Guava
Net carbs 8.92g 9.5g Currant
Carbs 14.32g 13.8g Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.26mg 1mg Currant
Calcium 18mg 33mg Currant
Potassium 417mg 275mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 13mg Guava
Sugar 8.92g 7.37g Currant
Fiber 5.4g 4.3g Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.107mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.23mg
Starch g g
Phosphorus 40mg 44mg Currant
Sodium 2mg 1mg Currant
Vitamin A 624IU 42IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.1mg Guava
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.04mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.1mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.064mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.07mg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 11µg Currant
Folate 49µg 8µg Guava
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.028g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.088g Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg mg Guava
Fructose g 3.53g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Currant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
18
Currant

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
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
14%
Currant
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant 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)
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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.