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Guava vs. Fruit salad — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Guava and Fruit salad

  • Fruit salad has less Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 250% more.
  • Guava has 16 times more Folate than Fruit salad. Guava has 49µg of Folate, while Fruit salad has 3µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Guavas, common, raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids.

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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 Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +259.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +360%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Manganese - 0.151
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 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17% 20% 0%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +259.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +360%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Manganese - 0.151

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 C +6818.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +750.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.4%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 600
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 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +6818.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +750.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.4%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 600

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +400%
Contains more Fats +3066.7%
Contains more Other +430.8%
Equal in Carbs - 13.05
Equal in Water - 86.15
3% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.55 g
Fats: 0.95 g
Carbs: 14.32 g
Water: 80.8 g
Other: 1.38 g
13% 86%
Protein: 0.51 g
Fats: 0.03 g
Carbs: 13.05 g
Water: 86.15 g
Other: 0.26 g
Contains more Protein +400%
Contains more Fats +3066.7%
Contains more Other +430.8%
Equal in Carbs - 13.05
Equal in Water - 86.15

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1640%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3545.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.5%
36% 11% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.087 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.401 g
20% 25% 55%
Saturated Fat: 0.004 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.011 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1640%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3545.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Guava Fruit salad
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 Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 2.55g 0.51g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.03g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 13.05g Guava
Calories 68kcal 50kcal Guava
Sugar 8.92g Fruit salad
Fiber 5.4g 1g Guava
Calcium 18mg 11mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.25mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 8mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 14mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 116mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 5mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.14mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.05mg Guava
Manganese 0.15mg 0.151mg Fruit salad
Selenium 0.6µg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 600IU Guava
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 30µg Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 3.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.011mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.014mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.356mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.053mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.027mg Guava
Folate 49µg 3µg Guava
Choline 7.6mg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg Guava
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.005g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.011g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Guava Fruit salad
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
5%
Fruit salad
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Guava
8%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.268g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad 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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.