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Guava vs. Jackfruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Guava and Jackfruit

  • Guava has more Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, and Folate, however, Jackfruit is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 238% more than Jackfruit.
  • Guava has 4 times more Fiber than Jackfruit. While Guava has 5.4g of Fiber, Jackfruit has only 1.5g.
  • Guava has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Guavas, common, raw and Jackfruit, raw.

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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 Iron +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +76.9%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Contains more Manganese +248.8%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Equal in Potassium - 448
Equal in Sodium - 2
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 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26% 6% 0%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +76.9%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Contains more Manganese +248.8%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Equal in Potassium - 448
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 A +467.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.1%
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 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +48.3%
Contains more Fats +48.4%
Contains more Other +48.4%
Contains more Carbs +62.4%
Equal in Water - 73.46
3% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.55 g
Fats: 0.95 g
Carbs: 14.32 g
Water: 80.8 g
Other: 1.38 g
2% 23% 73%
Protein: 1.72 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 23.25 g
Water: 73.46 g
Other: 0.93 g
Contains more Protein +48.3%
Contains more Fats +48.4%
Contains more Other +48.4%
Contains more Carbs +62.4%
Equal in Water - 73.46

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +326.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.2%
36% 11% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.087 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.401 g
44% 35% 21%
Saturated Fat: 0.195 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +326.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Jackfruit Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 21.75g Jackfruit
Protein 2.55g 1.72g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.64g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 23.25g Jackfruit
Calories 68kcal 95kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19g Jackfruit
Sugar 8.92g 19.08g Guava
Fiber 5.4g 1.5g Guava
Calcium 18mg 24mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.26mg 0.23mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 29mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 40mg 21mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 448mg Jackfruit
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.13mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.076mg Guava
Manganese 0.15mg 0.043mg Guava
Selenium 0.6µg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 110IU Guava
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 5µg Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.34mg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 13.7mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.105mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.055mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.92mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.235mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.329mg Jackfruit
Folate 49µg 24µg Guava
Choline 7.6mg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.096mg 0.086mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.069mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.103mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.069mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.052mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.087mg 0.086mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg 0.034mg Jackfruit
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.195g Jackfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.094g Guava
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.015g Jackfruit
Omega-3 - ALA 0.079g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Jackfruit
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
17%
Jackfruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Guava
12%
Jackfruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.