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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" chart 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 Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Equal in Potassium - 448
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +76.9%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
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" 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 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 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 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 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%

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 Jackfruit
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals 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 g 1.47g Jackfruit
Fructose g 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
Vitamin A 624IU 110IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.34mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU IU Guava
Vitamin D 0µg µg 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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.195g Jackfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.155g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.094g Guava

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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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
19
Jackfruit
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
14
Jackfruit

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
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
4%
Guava
3%
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 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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.