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Chili pepper vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Guava different?

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin B6, Iron and Vitamin K, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, Folate and Vitamin B5.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 94% more than Chili pepper.
  • Chili pepper has 5 times more Vitamin K than Guava. Chili pepper has 14µg of Vitamin K, while Guava has 2.6µg.
  • Chili pepper contains less Sugars.

Peppers, hot chili, red, 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 +296.2%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Copper +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +296.2%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Copper +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 40

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 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360%
Contains more Vitamin K +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.4%
Contains more Folate +113%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.73
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.067
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 A +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360%
Contains more Vitamin K +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.4%
Contains more Folate +113%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.73
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.067

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Chili pepper
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
4%
Guava

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chili pepper Guava
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper 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 contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 3.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chili pepper Guava Opinion
Calories 40 68 Guava
Protein 1.87 2.55 Guava
Fats 0.44 0.95 Guava
Vitamin C 143.7 228.3 Guava
Carbs 8.81 14.32 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.26 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 18 Guava
Potassium 322 417 Guava
Magnesium 23 22 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 8.92 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.129 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.26 0.23 Chili pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 43 40 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 2 Guava
Vitamin A 952 624 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.73 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.067 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.04 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 1.084 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.451 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.11 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 2.6 Chili pepper
Folate 23 49 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.272 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.026 0.022 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.065 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.105 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.089 0.072 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.016 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.006 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.041 0.022 Chili pepper
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.