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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" 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 Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +259.5%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +360%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 11% 6% 17% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +259.5%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +360%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 0.25

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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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 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 11% 36% 0% 0% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 0% 0% 3%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
80
Guava
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
7
Fruit salad

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 the food
Protein
15%
Guava
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
4%
Guava
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Guava Fruit salad
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Fruit salad
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 - 42)
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 contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Guava Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 68 50 Guava
Protein 2.55 0.51 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.03 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 3.3 Guava
Carbs 14.32 13.05 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.25 Guava
Calcium 18 11 Guava
Potassium 417 116 Guava
Magnesium 22 8 Guava
Sugars 8.92 Fruit salad
Fiber 5.4 1 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.05 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.14 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 40 14 Guava
Sodium 2 5 Guava
Vitamin A 624 600 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.011 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.014 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.356 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.053 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.027 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 Guava
Folate 49 3 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.004 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.005 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.011 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.072 Guava
Methionine 0.016 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 Guava
Valine 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.022 Guava
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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 of 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. 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.