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Guava vs. Pomelo — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Guava and Pomelo

  • Guava is richer than Pomelo in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 186% higher.
  • Guava contains 9 times more Manganese than Pomelo. Guava contains 0.15mg of Manganese, while Pomelo contains 0.017mg.

Food types used in this article are Guavas, common, raw and Pummelo, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Guava
9
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1
Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.1%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Copper +379.2%
Contains more Manganese +782.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77% 20% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16% 3% 0%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +136.4%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.1%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Copper +379.2%
Contains more Manganese +782.4%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Guava
11
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0
Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +7700%
Contains more Vitamin C +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +392.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.6%
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 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +7700%
Contains more Vitamin C +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +392.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Guava
4
:
1
Pomelo
Contains more Protein +235.5%
Contains more Fats +2275%
Contains more Carbs +48.9%
Contains more Other +187.5%
Contains more Water +10.3%
3% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.55 g
Fats: 0.95 g
Carbs: 14.32 g
Water: 80.8 g
Other: 1.38 g
10% 89%
Protein: 0.76 g
Fats: 0.04 g
Carbs: 9.62 g
Water: 89.1 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Protein +235.5%
Contains more Fats +2275%
Contains more Carbs +48.9%
Contains more Other +187.5%
Contains more Water +10.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Guava Pomelo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Guava Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 8.62g Guava
Protein 2.55g 0.76g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.04g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 9.62g Guava
Calories 68kcal 38kcal Guava
Sugar 8.92g Pomelo
Fiber 5.4g 1g Guava
Calcium 18mg 4mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.11mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 6mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 17mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 216mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 1mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.23mg 0.08mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.048mg Guava
Manganese 0.15mg 0.017mg Guava
Selenium 0.6µg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 8IU Guava
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 0µg Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 61mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.034mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.027mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.22mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.036mg Guava
Folate 49µg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg Guava
Saturated Fat 0.272g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Pomelo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
80%
Guava
19%
Pomelo
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Guava
6%
Pomelo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/nutrients
  2. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.