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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 Sugars.

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
Guava
4
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Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Contains more Zinc +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Equal in Potassium - 448
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 8% 40% 21% 26% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Contains more Zinc +76.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
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 C +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.7%
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 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 46% 7% 7% 0% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.7%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
15%
Guava
10%
Jackfruit
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
23%
Jackfruit
Fats
4%
Guava
3%
Jackfruit

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 Jackfruit
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Jackfruit
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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Guava
Guava contains less Sugars (difference - 10.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 63)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Jackfruit Opinion
Calories 68 95 Jackfruit
Protein 2.55 1.72 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.64 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 13.7 Guava
Carbs 14.32 23.25 Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Iron 0.26 0.23 Guava
Calcium 18 24 Jackfruit
Potassium 417 448 Jackfruit
Magnesium 22 29 Jackfruit
Sugars 8.92 19.08 Guava
Fiber 5.4 1.5 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.076 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.13 Guava
Starch 1.47 Jackfruit
Phosphorus 40 21 Guava
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 624 110 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 0.34 Guava
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.105 Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.055 Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.92 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.235 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.329 Jackfruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 Guava
Folate 49 24 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.195 Jackfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.155 Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.094 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.034 Jackfruit
Threonine 0.096 0.086 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 0.069 Guava
Leucine 0.171 0.103 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.069 Guava
Methionine 0.016 0.034 Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.052 Jackfruit
Valine 0.087 0.086 Guava
Histidine 0.022 0.034 Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19 Jackfruit

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. 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.