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Jalapeño vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Guava different?

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin E and Vitamin K, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, Fiber and Folate.
  • Guava covers your daily need of Vitamin C 122% more than Jalapeño.
  • Jalapeño has 7 times more Vitamin K than Guava. Jalapeño has 18.5µg of Vitamin K, while Guava has 2.6µg.
  • Jalapeño contains less Sugars.

Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.26
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 37% 16% 77% 7% 18% 1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.26

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 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Folate +81.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Folate +81.5%

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
64
Jalapeño
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
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.
Jalapeño Guava
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño 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 Sugars?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sugars (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Jalapeño Guava Opinion
Calories 29 68 Guava
Protein 0.91 2.55 Guava
Fats 0.37 0.95 Guava
Vitamin C 118.6 228.3 Guava
Carbs 6.5 14.32 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.26 Guava
Calcium 12 18 Guava
Potassium 248 417 Guava
Magnesium 15 22 Guava
Sugars 4.12 8.92 Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8 5.4 Guava
Copper 0.046 0.23 Guava
Zinc 0.14 0.23 Guava
Starch
Phosphorus 26 40 Guava
Sodium 3 2 Guava
Vitamin A 1078 624 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.73 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.067 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.04 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 1.084 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.451 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.11 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 2.6 Jalapeño
Folate 27 49 Guava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.272 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.087 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.401 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 Guava
Threonine 0.096 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 Guava
Leucine 0.171 Guava
Lysine 0.072 Guava
Methionine 0.016 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 Guava
Valine 0.087 Guava
Histidine 0.022 Guava
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.