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Guava vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Guava and Grapefruit

  • Grapefruit contains less Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Potassium, Manganese and Vitamin B3 than Guava.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 219% higher.
  • Grapefruit contains 7 times less Copper than Guava. Guava contains 0.23mg of Copper, while Grapefruit contains 0.032mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Guavas, common, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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
6
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Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Potassium +208.9%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Potassium +208.9%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +631.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +461.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +431.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.3%
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 105% 69% 3% 0% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin C +631.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +461.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +431.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.3%

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
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Grapefruit

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 Grapefruit
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Grapefruit
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 is richer in minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sugars (difference - 2.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.251g)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Grapefruit Opinion
Calories 68 42 Guava
Protein 2.55 0.77 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.14 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 31.2 Guava
Carbs 14.32 10.66 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.08 Guava
Calcium 18 22 Grapefruit
Potassium 417 135 Guava
Magnesium 22 9 Guava
Sugars 8.92 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 5.4 1.6 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.032 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.07 Guava
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 40 18 Guava
Sodium 2 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 624 1150 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.73 0.13 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.043 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.031 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.204 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.262 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.053 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 0 Guava
Folate 49 13 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.021 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.02 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.036 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.008 Guava
Threonine 0.096 0.013 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 0.008 Guava
Leucine 0.171 0.015 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.019 Guava
Methionine 0.016 0.007 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.013 Grapefruit
Valine 0.087 0.015 Guava
Histidine 0.022 0.008 Guava
Fructose 1.77 Grapefruit

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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.