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Jackfruit vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jackfruit and Guava

  • Jackfruit has more Vitamin B6, however Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, and Folate.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 238% more than Jackfruit.
  • Jackfruit has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Guava. While Jackfruit has 0.329mg of Vitamin B6, Guava has only 0.11mg.
  • Guava has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Jackfruit, raw and Guavas, common, 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 +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +76.9%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Equal in Potassium - 417
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +76.9%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Equal in Potassium - 417
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
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Guava
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +104.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +467.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +104.2%

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.
Jackfruit Guava
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jackfruit Guava Opinion
Net carbs 21.75g 8.92g Jackfruit
Protein 1.72g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.64g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 23.25g 14.32g Jackfruit
Calories 95kcal 68kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g g Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19g g Jackfruit
Sugar 19.08g 8.92g Guava
Fiber 1.5g 5.4g Guava
Calcium 24mg 18mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.23mg 0.26mg Guava
Magnesium 29mg 22mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 21mg 40mg Guava
Potassium 448mg 417mg Jackfruit
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.13mg 0.23mg Guava
Copper 0.076mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A 110IU 624IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.34mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D IU 0IU Guava
Vitamin D µg 0µg Guava
Vitamin C 13.7mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.105mg 0.067mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.04mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.92mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.235mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.329mg 0.11mg Jackfruit
Folate 24µg 49µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.034mg 0.022mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.103mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.069mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.034mg 0.016mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.006mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.086mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.034mg 0.022mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.195g 0.272g Jackfruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.087g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jackfruit Guava
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
19
Jackfruit
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
14
Jackfruit
21
Guava

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
10%
Jackfruit
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
23%
Jackfruit
14%
Guava
Fats
3%
Jackfruit
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/nutrients
  2. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/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.