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Peruvian groundcherry vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peruvian groundcherry and Guava?

  • Peruvian groundcherry is higher in Vitamin B3, and Iron, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Guava's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 241% more.
  • Guava contains 4 times less Iron than Peruvian groundcherry. Peruvian groundcherry contains 1mg of Iron, while Guava contains 0.26mg.

We used Groundcherries, (cape-gooseberries or poha), 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 Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 0% 18% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Iron +284.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
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 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1975.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 44% 0% 0% 37% 28% 10% 53% 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 A +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1975.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peruvian groundcherry Guava Opinion
Net carbs 11.2g 8.92g Peruvian groundcherry
Protein 1.9g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.7g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 11.2g 14.32g Guava
Calories 53kcal 68kcal Guava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 8.92g Peruvian groundcherry
Fiber g 5.4g Guava
Calcium 9mg 18mg Guava
Iron 1mg 0.26mg Peruvian groundcherry
Magnesium mg 22mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 40mg
Potassium mg 417mg Guava
Sodium mg 2mg Peruvian groundcherry
Zinc mg 0.23mg Guava
Copper mg 0.23mg Guava
Vitamin A 720IU 624IU Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin E mg 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin D IU 0IU Guava
Vitamin D µg 0µg Guava
Vitamin C 11mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.067mg Peruvian groundcherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 2.8mg 1.084mg Peruvian groundcherry
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 mg 0.022mg Guava
Threonine mg 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine mg 0.093mg Guava
Leucine mg 0.171mg Guava
Lysine mg 0.072mg Guava
Methionine mg 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine mg 0.006mg Guava
Valine mg 0.087mg Guava
Histidine mg 0.022mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.272g Peruvian groundcherry
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
Peruvian groundcherry 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
14
Peruvian groundcherry
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
7
Peruvian groundcherry
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
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
11%
Peruvian groundcherry
14%
Guava
Fats
3%
Peruvian groundcherry
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Peruvian groundcherry
Peruvian groundcherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
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. Peruvian groundcherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173043/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.