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Guava vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Guava and Persimmon

  • Guava is richer in Vitamin C, yet Persimmon is richer in Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 180% higher.

Food types used in this article are Guavas, common, raw and Persimmons, native, raw.

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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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Contains more Potassium +34.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Potassium +34.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +245.9%
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 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +245.9%

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
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
18
Persimmon

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
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
34%
Persimmon
Fats
4%
Guava
2%
Persimmon

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Persimmon
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?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sugars (difference - 8.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Persimmon Opinion
Calories 68 127 Persimmon
Protein 2.55 0.8 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.4 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 66 Guava
Carbs 14.32 33.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Iron 0.26 2.5 Persimmon
Calcium 18 27 Persimmon
Potassium 417 310 Guava
Magnesium 22 Guava
Sugars 8.92 Persimmon
Fiber 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.23 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 40 26 Guava
Sodium 2 1 Persimmon
Vitamin A 624 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 Guava
Folate 49 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.014 Guava
Threonine 0.096 0.041 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 0.035 Guava
Leucine 0.171 0.058 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.045 Guava
Methionine 0.016 0.007 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.087 0.042 Guava
Histidine 0.022 0.016 Guava
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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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.