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Guava vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Guava and Jalapeño different?

  • Guava has more Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, and Folate, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Vitamin K.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 122% more than Jalapeño.
  • Guava has 5 times more Copper than Jalapeño. Guava has 0.23mg of Copper, while Jalapeño has 0.046mg.
  • Jalapeño contains less Sugar.

Guavas, common, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +400%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +400%
Equal in Iron - 0.25

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Folate +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%
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 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin C +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Folate +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 3.7g Guava
Protein 2.55g 0.91g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.37g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 6.5g Guava
Calories 68kcal 29kcal Guava
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 8.92g 4.12g Jalapeño
Fiber 5.4g 2.8g Guava
Calcium 18mg 12mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.25mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 15mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 26mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 248mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 3mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.14mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.046mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.73mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 118.6mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.04mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.315mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 49µg 27µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
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 0.092g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.029g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.112g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Jalapeño
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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
4%
Guava
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.