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Guava vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Guava and Pineapple

  • Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, Potassium, and Folate, yet Pineapple is higher in Manganese.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 201% more than Pineapple.
  • Guava contains 37 times more Vitamin E than Pineapple. While Guava contains 0.73mg of Vitamin E , Pineapple contains only 0.02mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Guavas, common, raw and Pineapple, raw, all varieties.

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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 +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Potassium +282.6%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Contains more Iron +11.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
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% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Potassium +282.6%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Contains more Iron +11.5%
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
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +975.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3550%
Contains more Vitamin C +377.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.7%
Contains more Folate +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.112
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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +975.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3550%
Contains more Vitamin C +377.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.7%
Contains more Folate +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.112

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 11.72g Pineapple
Protein 2.55g 0.54g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.12g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 13.12g Guava
Calories 68kcal 50kcal Guava
Starch g 0g Pineapple
Fructose g 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar 8.92g 9.85g Guava
Fiber 5.4g 1.4g Guava
Calcium 18mg 13mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.29mg Pineapple
Magnesium 22mg 12mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 8mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 109mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 1mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.23mg 0.12mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.11mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 58IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.02mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 47.8mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.032mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.5mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.213mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate 49µg 18µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0.7µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.005mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg 0.019mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.019mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.024mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.026mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.012mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine 0.087mg 0.024mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg 0.01mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.009g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.013g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.04g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
13%
Pineapple
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.263g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.93g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.