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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" charts 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 Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77% 20% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0% 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" charts 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 Choline Vitamin K 38% 15% 0% 761% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 37% 0% 5% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +50%
Contains more Fats +58.3%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Other +38%
Contains more Carbs +76%
3% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.55 g
Fats: 0.95 g
Carbs: 14.32 g
Water: 80.8 g
Other: 1.38 g
2% 25% 72%
Protein: 1.7 g
Fats: 0.6 g
Carbs: 25.2 g
Water: 71.5 g
Other: 1 g
Contains more Protein +50%
Contains more Fats +58.3%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Other +38%
Contains more Carbs +76%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.1%
36% 11% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.087 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.401 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.231 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Guava Custard apple
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Sugar 8.92g 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 Guava
Copper 0.23mg Guava
Manganese 0.15mg Guava
Selenium 0.6µg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 33IU Guava
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 2µg Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 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 Guava
Choline 7.6mg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.007mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.037mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.004mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg Guava
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.231g Custard apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Custard apple
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
74%
Guava
14%
Custard apple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Guava
9%
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 minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.