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Guava vs Naranjilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Guava and Naranjilla different?

  • Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, and Potassium, however Naranjilla is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 250% higher.
  • Guava contains 16 times more Folate than Naranjilla. While Guava contains 49µg of Folate, Naranjilla contains only 3µg.
  • Naranjilla has less Sugar.

Guavas, common, raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened are the varieties 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
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +108.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +721.4%
Contains more Iron +34.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 14% 8% 6% 18% 1% 3% 10%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +108.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +721.4%
Contains more Iron +34.6%

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 C +7034.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +461.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 568
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.107
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 35% 15% 0% 11% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 3% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +7034.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +461.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 568
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.107

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Naranjilla Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 4.8g Guava
Protein 2.55g 0.44g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.22g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 5.9g Guava
Calories 68kcal 25kcal Guava
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.04g Naranjilla
Sugar 8.92g 3.74g Naranjilla
Fiber 5.4g 1.1g Guava
Calcium 18mg 8mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.35mg Naranjilla
Magnesium 22mg 11mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 12mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 200mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 4mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.1mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.028mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 568IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.75mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0IU IU Guava
Vitamin D 0µg µg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 3.2mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.045mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 1.45mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.22mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.107mg Guava
Folate 49µg 3µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg 14.6µg Naranjilla
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 mg Naranjilla
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Guava Naranjilla
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
15
Naranjilla
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
7
Naranjilla

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
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.18g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.