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Guava vs Pomegranate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Guava and Pomegranate

  • Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, and Potassium, yet Pomegranate is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 242% more than Pomegranate.
  • Guava contains 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Pomegranate. While Guava contains 1.084mg of Vitamin B3, Pomegranate contains only 0.293mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Guava is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Guavas, common, raw and Pomegranates, 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
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +52.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 36
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% 12% 9% 16% 21% 1% 10% 53%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +52.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 36

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2138.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Folate +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +530.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.067
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 0% 12% 0% 34% 17% 13% 6% 23% 18% 29% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2138.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.7%
Contains more Folate +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +530.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.067

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Pomegranate Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 14.7g Pomegranate
Protein 2.55g 1.67g Guava
Fats 0.95g 1.17g Pomegranate
Carbs 14.32g 18.7g Pomegranate
Calories 68kcal 83kcal Pomegranate
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.92g 13.67g Guava
Fiber 5.4g 4g Guava
Calcium 18mg 10mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.3mg Pomegranate
Magnesium 22mg 12mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 36mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 236mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 3mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg 0.35mg Pomegranate
Copper 0.23mg 0.158mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 0IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.6mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 10.2mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.067mg
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.053mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.293mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.377mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.075mg Guava
Folate 49µg 38µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 16.4µg Pomegranate
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 0.12g Pomegranate
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.093g Pomegranate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.079g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Guava Pomegranate
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
16
Pomegranate
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
15
Pomegranate

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
10%
Pomegranate
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
19%
Pomegranate
Fats
4%
Guava
5%
Pomegranate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.152g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.75g)
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 - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Pomegranate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169134/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.