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Roselle vs. Guava — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Roselle and Guava

  • Roselle has more Calcium, Iron, and Magnesium, however, Guava is richer in Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Guava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 240% more than Roselle.
  • Guava has 12 times less Calcium than Roselle. Roselle has 215mg of Calcium, while Guava has 18mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Roselle, 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" charts 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 +1094.4%
Contains more Iron +469.2%
Contains more Magnesium +131.8%
Contains more Potassium +100.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 56% 36% 16% 18% 0.78% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 9.8% 16% 17% 37% 0.26% 6.3% 77% 20% 3.3%
Contains more Calcium +1094.4%
Contains more Iron +469.2%
Contains more Magnesium +131.8%
Contains more Potassium +100.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
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" charts 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 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1802.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +249.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 17% 0% 0% 40% 2.8% 6.5% 5.8% 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 Choline Vitamin K 37% 15% 0% 761% 17% 9.2% 20% 27% 25% 37% 0% 4.1% 6.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1802.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +249.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Guava
Contains more Protein +165.6%
Contains more Fats +48.4%
Contains more Carbs +26.6%
Contains more Other +170.6%
Equal in Water - 80.8
11% 87%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 11.31 g
Water: 86.58 g
Other: 0.51 g
3% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.55 g
Fats: 0.95 g
Carbs: 14.32 g
Water: 80.8 g
Other: 1.38 g
Contains more Protein +165.6%
Contains more Fats +48.4%
Contains more Carbs +26.6%
Contains more Other +170.6%
Equal in Water - 80.8

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Roselle Guava
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roselle Guava Opinion
Net carbs 11.31g 8.92g Roselle
Protein 0.96g 2.55g Guava
Fats 0.64g 0.95g Guava
Carbs 11.31g 14.32g Guava
Calories 49kcal 68kcal Guava
Sugar 8.92g Roselle
Fiber 5.4g Guava
Calcium 215mg 18mg Roselle
Iron 1.48mg 0.26mg Roselle
Magnesium 51mg 22mg Roselle
Phosphorus 37mg 40mg Guava
Potassium 208mg 417mg Guava
Sodium 6mg 2mg Guava
Zinc 0.23mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg Guava
Manganese 0.15mg Guava
Selenium 0.6µg Guava
Vitamin A 287IU 624IU Guava
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 31µg Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg Guava
Vitamin C 12mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.067mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.04mg Guava
Vitamin B3 0.31mg 1.084mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg Guava
Folate 49µg Guava
Choline 7.6mg Guava
Vitamin K 2.6µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Guava
Valine 0.087mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg Guava
Saturated Fat 0.272g Roselle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roselle Guava
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Roselle
74%
Guava
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Roselle
19%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Roselle
Roselle is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Roselle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168170/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.