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Guava vs. Goji berries — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Guava and Goji berries different?

  • Guava is higher in Vitamin C, however, Goji berries are richer in Iron, Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 200% higher.
  • Guava has less Sugar.

Guavas, common, raw and Goji berries, dried are the varieties used in this article.

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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 less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +955.6%
Contains more Iron +2515.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 9.8% 16% 17% 37% 0.26% 6.3% 77% 20% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 57% 255% 0% 0% 0% 39% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +955.6%
Contains more Iron +2515.4%

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 +371.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4198.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 37% 15% 0% 761% 17% 9.2% 20% 27% 25% 37% 0% 4.1% 6.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1609% 0% 0% 161% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +371.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4198.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +143.6%
Contains more Water +977.3%
Contains more Other +74.7%
Contains more Protein +459.2%
Contains more Carbs +438.1%
3% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.55 g
Fats: 0.95 g
Carbs: 14.32 g
Water: 80.8 g
Other: 1.38 g
14% 77% 8%
Protein: 14.26 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 77.06 g
Water: 7.5 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Fats +143.6%
Contains more Water +977.3%
Contains more Other +74.7%
Contains more Protein +459.2%
Contains more Carbs +438.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Guava Goji berries
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Goji berries Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 64.06g Goji berries
Protein 2.55g 14.26g Goji berries
Fats 0.95g 0.39g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 77.06g Goji berries
Calories 68kcal 349kcal Goji berries
Sugar 8.92g 45.61g Guava
Fiber 5.4g 13g Goji berries
Calcium 18mg 190mg Goji berries
Iron 0.26mg 6.8mg Goji berries
Magnesium 22mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg Guava
Potassium 417mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 298mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg Guava
Manganese 0.15mg Guava
Selenium 0.6µg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 26822IU Goji berries
Vitamin A RAE 31µg Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 48.4mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg Guava
Folate 49µg Guava
Choline 7.6mg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg 0.358mg Goji berries
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.261mg Goji berries
Leucine 0.171mg 0.456mg Goji berries
Lysine 0.072mg 0.233mg Goji berries
Methionine 0.016mg 0.087mg Goji berries
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.271mg Goji berries
Valine 0.087mg 0.316mg Goji berries
Histidine 0.022mg 0.157mg Goji berries
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0g Goji berries
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Guava Goji berries
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
136%
Goji berries
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Guava
35%
Goji berries

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 36.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 296mg)
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 Saturated Fat?
Goji berries
Goji berries is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goji berries
Goji berries is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Goji berries
Goji berries 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. Goji berries - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173032/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.