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Mandarin orange vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mandarin orange and Guava?

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber, Folate, and Potassium in Guava is higher than in Mandarin orange.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 224% more.

We used Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Guavas, common, raw types 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
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +151.2%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +447.6%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +105.6%
Contains more Iron +73.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +151.2%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +447.6%
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 E +265%
Contains more Vitamin C +755.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41%
Contains more Folate +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 624
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 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 E +265%
Contains more Vitamin C +755.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +188.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41%
Contains more Folate +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 624

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Guava Opinion
Net carbs 11.54g 8.92g Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.31g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 13.34g 14.32g Guava
Calories 53kcal 68kcal Guava
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g g Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g 8.92g Guava
Fiber 1.8g 5.4g Guava
Calcium 37mg 18mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 0.26mg Guava
Magnesium 12mg 22mg Guava
Phosphorus 20mg 40mg Guava
Potassium 166mg 417mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.23mg Guava
Copper 0.042mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A 681IU 624IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.7mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.04mg Guava
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.216mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.11mg Guava
Folate 16µg 49µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.016mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.017mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.028mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.032mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.002mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.006mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.011mg 0.022mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.272g Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange 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
17
Mandarin orange
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
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
5%
Mandarin orange
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
14%
Guava
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.233g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
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 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)

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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.