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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
:
2
Lime
Contains more Potassium +308.8%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Copper +253.8%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Iron +130.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
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 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Potassium +308.8%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Copper +253.8%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Iron +130.8%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
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
:
0
Lime
Contains more Vitamin C +684.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1148%
Contains more Vitamin E +231.8%
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 Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
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 97% 3% 5% 0% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 0% 2% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +684.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1148%
Contains more Vitamin E +231.8%
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 Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Folate +512.5%

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
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 the food
Protein
15%
Guava
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
11%
Lime
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Lime

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Lime
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 contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (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 - 20)
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 Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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 Lime Opinion
Calories 68 30 Guava
Protein 2.55 0.7 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.2 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 29.1 Guava
Carbs 14.32 10.54 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.6 Lime
Calcium 18 33 Lime
Potassium 417 102 Guava
Magnesium 22 6 Guava
Sugars 8.92 1.69 Lime
Fiber 5.4 2.8 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.065 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.11 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 40 18 Guava
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 624 50 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 0.22 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.03 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.02 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.2 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.217 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.043 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 0.6 Guava
Folate 49 8 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.022 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.019 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.055 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.003 Guava
Threonine 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.014 Guava
Methionine 0.016 0.002 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 Guava
Valine 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.022 Guava
Fructose

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. 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.