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Guava vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Guava and Lime different?

  • Lime contains less Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6 than Guava.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 221% more than Lime.
  • Guava has 19 times more Manganese than Lime. Guava has 0.15mg of Manganese, while Lime has 0.008mg.

Guavas, common, raw and Limes, 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
5
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2
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +308.8%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +253.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +130.8%
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 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +308.8%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +253.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +130.8%
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
10
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0
Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +1148%
Contains more Vitamin E +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +684.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +442%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.8%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
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 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1148%
Contains more Vitamin E +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +684.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +442%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.8%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%

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 Lime
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Lime Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 7.74g Guava
Protein 2.55g 0.7g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.2g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 10.54g Guava
Calories 68kcal 30kcal Guava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.92g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 5.4g 2.8g Guava
Calcium 18mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.26mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 22mg 6mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 18mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 102mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.11mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.065mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 50IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.22mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 29.1mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.03mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.02mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.2mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.217mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.043mg Guava
Folate 49µg 8µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.003mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.014mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.002mg 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 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.019g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.055g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Lime
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
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
10
Lime

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
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
11%
Lime
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
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

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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.