Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Guava vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

A recap on differences between Guava and Watermelon

  • Guava is higher than Watermelon in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Potassium and Vitamin B3.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 245% more than Watermelon.
  • Guava contains 16 times more Folate than Watermelon. While Guava contains 49µg of Folate, Watermelon contains only 3µg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Watermelon is lower.

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

Infographic

Guava vs Watermelon infographic
Copy infographic link

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
7
:
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +272.3%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +447.6%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Iron - 0.24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +272.3%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +447.6%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Iron - 0.24

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
10
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2718.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +509%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 569
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 27% 35% 1% 0% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 0% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2718.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +509%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 569

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
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
6
Watermelon

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
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
8%
Watermelon
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Watermelon

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 Watermelon
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava Watermelon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.256g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
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?
?
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 Watermelon Opinion
Calories 68 30 Guava
Protein 2.55 0.61 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.15 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 8.1 Guava
Carbs 14.32 7.55 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.24 Guava
Calcium 18 7 Guava
Potassium 417 112 Guava
Magnesium 22 10 Guava
Sugars 8.92 6.2 Watermelon
Fiber 5.4 0.4 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.042 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.1 Guava
Starch 0 Watermelon
Phosphorus 40 11 Guava
Sodium 2 1 Watermelon
Vitamin A 624 569 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 0.05 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.033 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.021 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.178 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.221 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.045 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 0.1 Guava
Folate 49 3 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.016 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.037 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.05 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.007 Guava
Threonine 0.096 0.027 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 0.019 Guava
Leucine 0.171 0.018 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.062 Guava
Methionine 0.016 0.006 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.087 0.016 Guava
Histidine 0.022 0.006 Guava
Fructose 3.36 Watermelon

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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/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.