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Guava vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Guava and Watermelon

  • Guava is higher than Watermelon in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • 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.

Food varieties used in this article are Guavas, common, raw and Watermelon, 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 +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%
Contains more Potassium +272.3%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +447.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Iron - 0.24
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% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.6%
Contains more Potassium +272.3%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Copper +447.6%
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
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Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin C +2718.5%
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 Folate +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 569
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 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1360%
Contains more Vitamin C +2718.5%
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 Folate +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 569

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 Watermelon
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 Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 7.15g Guava
Protein 2.55g 0.61g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.15g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 7.55g Guava
Calories 68kcal 30kcal Guava
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 8.92g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 5.4g 0.4g Guava
Calcium 18mg 7mg Guava
Iron 0.26mg 0.24mg Guava
Magnesium 22mg 10mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 11mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 112mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.23mg 0.1mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg 0.042mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU 569IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.05mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 228.3mg 8.1mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.033mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.021mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg 0.178mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg 0.221mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.045mg Guava
Folate 49µg 3µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0.1µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.007mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg 0.027mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.019mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.018mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.062mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.006mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine 0.087mg 0.016mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg 0.006mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.037g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g 0.05g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava Watermelon
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
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 food.
Protein
15%
Guava
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
8%
Watermelon
Fats
4%
Guava
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (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 - 45)
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. 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.