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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
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +208.9%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +208.9%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +618.8%
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 E +461.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +631.7%
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 Folate +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.3%
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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +461.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +631.7%
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 Folate +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +84.3%

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 Grapefruit
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 9.06g Grapefruit
Protein 2.55g 0.77g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.14g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 10.66g Guava
Calories 68kcal 42kcal Guava
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Fructose g 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 8.92g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 5.4g 1.6g Guava
Calcium 18mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.26mg 0.08mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 9mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 18mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 135mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.23mg 0.07mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.032mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.13mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 31.2mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.043mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.031mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.204mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.262mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.053mg Guava
Folate 49µg 13µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.008mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg 0.013mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.008mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.015mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.019mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.007mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.087mg 0.015mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg 0.008mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.021g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.02g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.036g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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 food.
Protein
15%
Guava
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

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?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (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 lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. 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.