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Guava vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Guava and Custard apple

  • Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B5, yet Custard apple is higher in Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 232% more than Custard apple.
  • Guava contains 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Custard apple. While Guava contains 0.451mg of Vitamin B5, Custard apple contains only 0.135mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Guavas, common, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Equal in Potassium - 382
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +173.1%
Equal in Potassium - 382

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +1790.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1089.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.9%
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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1790.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1089.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 2.55g 1.7g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.6g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 68kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.92g g Custard apple
Fiber 5.4g 2.4g Guava
Calcium 18mg 30mg Custard apple
Iron 0.26mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 22mg 18mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 21mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 382mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 4mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 33IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU IU Guava
Vitamin D 0µg µg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 19.2mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.5mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.135mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Folate 49µg µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.007mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.037mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.004mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.231g Custard apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Guava Custard apple
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
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
11
Custard apple

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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
25%
Custard apple
Fats
4%
Guava
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.