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Guava vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Guava and Kumquat different?

  • Guava has more Vitamin C, Copper, Folate, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, however Kumquat is richer in Iron.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 205% more than Kumquat.
  • Guava has 5 times more Vitamin E than Kumquat. Guava has 0.73mg of Vitamin E , while Kumquat has 0.15mg.

Guavas, common, raw and Kumquats, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +124.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Copper +142.1%
Contains more Calcium +244.4%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +124.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Copper +142.1%
Contains more Calcium +244.4%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 A +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +420%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.6%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
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 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +420%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.6%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%

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 Kumquat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 9.4g Kumquat
Protein 2.55g 1.88g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.86g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 68kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.92g 9.36g Guava
Fiber 5.4g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 18mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.26mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 22mg 20mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 19mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 186mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 10mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.17mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.095mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 290IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.15mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 43.9mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.037mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.429mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.208mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.036mg Guava
Folate 49µg 17µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.103g Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.171g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Kumquat
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
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
16
Kumquat

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
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
16%
Kumquat
Fats
4%
Guava
4%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.169g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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 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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.