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Guava vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Guava and Feijoa

  • Feijoa has less Vitamin C, Copper, Potassium, Folate, and Vitamin B1 than Guava.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 217% more than Feijoa.
  • Guava has 11 times more Vitamin B1 than Feijoa. While Guava has 0.067mg of Vitamin B1, Feijoa has only 0.006mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Guavas, common, raw and Feijoa, 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
8
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0
Feijoa
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +538.9%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Iron +85.7%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +142.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +538.9%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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
10
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1
Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +10300%
Contains more Vitamin E +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +593.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.2%
Contains more Folate +113%
Contains more Vitamin K +34.6%
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +10300%
Contains more Vitamin E +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +593.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.2%
Contains more Folate +113%
Contains more Vitamin K +34.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 8.81g Guava
Protein 2.55g 0.71g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.42g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 15.21g Feijoa
Calories 68kcal 61kcal Guava
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 8.92g 8.2g Feijoa
Fiber 5.4g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 18mg 17mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.14mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 9mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 19mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 172mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 3mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.06mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.036mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 6IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.16mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU IU Guava
Vitamin D 0µg µg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 32.9mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.006mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.018mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.295mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.233mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.067mg Guava
Folate 49µg 23µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.007mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg 0.019mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.019mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.028mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.038mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.007mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine 0.087mg 0.019mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg 0.009mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.104g Feijoa
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.056g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.136g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Guava Feijoa
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
7
Feijoa

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%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
15%
Feijoa
Fats
4%
Guava
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.168g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (31)

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.