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Longan vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Longan and Guava

  • Longan has more Vitamin B2, while Guava has more Vitamin C, Fiber, and Copper.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 160% higher.
  • Guava contains 4 times less Vitamin B2 than Longan. Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Guava contains 0.04mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Longans, 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
Longan
1
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7
Guava
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +360%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.5%

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
Longan
1
:
10
Guava
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +171.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +261.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +171.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +261.3%

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
27
Longan
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
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
8%
Longan
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
14%
Guava
Fats
0%
Longan
4%
Guava

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

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Longan Guava
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Guava Opinion
Calories 60 68 Guava
Protein 1.31 2.55 Guava
Fats 0.1 0.95 Guava
Vitamin C 84 228.3 Guava
Net carbs 14.039999961853027 8.920000076293945 Longan
Carbs 15.14 14.32 Longan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Iron 0.13 0.26 Guava
Calcium 1 18 Guava
Potassium 266 417 Guava
Magnesium 10 22 Guava
Sugar 8.92 Longan
Fiber 1.1 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.169 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.05 0.23 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 21 40 Guava
Sodium 0 2 Longan
Vitamin A 624 Guava
Vitamin E 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 Guava
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.067 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.04 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3 1.084 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 Guava
Folate 49 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.034 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.026 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.054 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.046 0.072 Guava
Methionine 0.013 0.016 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.03 0.006 Longan
Valine 0.058 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.012 0.022 Guava
Fructose

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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.