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Parsley vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Parsley and Guava?

  • Parsley is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, Zinc, and Magnesium, while Guava is higher in Vitamin C, Copper, and Fiber.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1365% higher.
  • Guava has 24 times less Iron than Parsley. Parsley has 6.2mg of Iron, while Guava has 0.26mg.

We used Parsley, fresh and Guavas, common, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Iron +2284.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains more Zinc +365.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +54.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Iron +2284.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains more Zinc +365.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Copper +54.4%

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 A +1250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Folate +210.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +62976.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.73
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 4100%
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 A +1250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
Contains more Folate +210.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +62976.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.73

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsley Guava Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 8.92g Guava
Protein 2.97g 2.55g Parsley
Fats 0.79g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 6.33g 14.32g Guava
Calories 36kcal 68kcal Guava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g 8.92g Parsley
Fiber 3.3g 5.4g Guava
Calcium 138mg 18mg Parsley
Iron 6.2mg 0.26mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 22mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 40mg Parsley
Potassium 554mg 417mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 2mg Guava
Zinc 1.07mg 0.23mg Parsley
Copper 0.149mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A 8424IU 624IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.73mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 133mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.067mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.04mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 1.084mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.11mg Guava
Folate 152µg 49µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg 2.6µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045mg 0.022mg Parsley
Threonine 0.122mg 0.096mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118mg 0.093mg Parsley
Leucine 0.204mg 0.171mg Parsley
Lysine 0.181mg 0.072mg Parsley
Methionine 0.042mg 0.016mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145mg 0.006mg Parsley
Valine 0.172mg 0.087mg Parsley
Histidine 0.061mg 0.022mg Parsley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.132g 0.272g Parsley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.087g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsley 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
441
Parsley
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
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
18%
Parsley
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
14%
Guava
Fats
4%
Parsley
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.07g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.14g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.