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Persimmon vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Persimmon and Guava

  • Persimmon is richer in Iron, yet Guava is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 180% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 10 times more Iron than Guava. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Guava contains 0.26mg.

Food types used in this article are Persimmons, native, 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
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.5%

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
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Guava
Contains more Vitamin C +245.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 C +245.9%

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.
Persimmon 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Guava Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 8.92g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.4g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 33.5g 14.32g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 68kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 8.92g Persimmon
Fiber g 5.4g Guava
Calcium 27mg 18mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.26mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 22mg Guava
Phosphorus 26mg 40mg Guava
Potassium 310mg 417mg Guava
Sodium 1mg 2mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.23mg Guava
Copper mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A IU 624IU Guava
Vitamin E mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D IU 0IU Guava
Vitamin D µg 0µg Guava
Vitamin C 66mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 mg 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 mg 0.04mg Guava
Vitamin B3 mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 mg 0.11mg Guava
Folate µg 49µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.041mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.058mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.045mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.007mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.016mg 0.022mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.272g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon 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
18
Persimmon
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
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%
Persimmon
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
14%
Guava
Fats
2%
Persimmon
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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)

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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.