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Kumquat vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kumquat and Guava different?

  • Kumquat has more Iron, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, Folate, Potassium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 205% more than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat has 3 times more Calcium than Guava. Kumquat has 62mg of Calcium, while Guava has 18mg.

Kumquats, raw and Guavas, common, raw types were used in this article.

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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
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Guava
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +244.4%
Contains more Potassium +124.2%
Contains more Copper +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +244.4%
Contains more Potassium +124.2%
Contains more Copper +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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 B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin C +420%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 147% 18% 3% 0% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 0% 0% 13%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin C +420%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +188.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Guava Opinion
Calories 71kcal 68kcal Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.86g 0.95g Guava
Vitamin C 43.9mg 228.3mg Guava
Net carbs 9.4g 8.92g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 14.32g Kumquat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.86mg 0.26mg Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 18mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 417mg Guava
Magnesium 20mg 22mg Guava
Sugar 9.36g 8.92g Guava
Fiber 6.5g 5.4g Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.23mg Guava
Zinc 0.17mg 0.23mg Guava
Starch g g
Phosphorus 19mg 40mg Guava
Sodium 10mg 2mg Guava
Vitamin A 290IU 624IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.04mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.11mg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.6µg Guava
Folate 17µg 49µg Guava
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.272g Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.087g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.401g Guava
Tryptophan mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine mg 0.006mg Guava
Valine mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine mg 0.022mg Guava
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Guava
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
20
Kumquat
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
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
11%
Kumquat
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
14%
Guava
Fats
4%
Kumquat
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.169g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.