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Cayenne pepper vs Guava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cayenne pepper and Guava

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Iron, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3, however Guava is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 228% more than Guava.
  • Guava has 41 times less Vitamin E than Cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper has 29.83mg of Vitamin E , while Guava has 0.73mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne 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 +722.2%
Contains more Iron +2900%
Contains more Magnesium +590.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +632.5%
Contains more Potassium +383%
Contains more Zinc +978.3%
Contains more Copper +62.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Contains more Calcium +722.2%
Contains more Iron +2900%
Contains more Magnesium +590.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +632.5%
Contains more Potassium +383%
Contains more Zinc +978.3%
Contains more Copper +62.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%

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 +6568.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +3986.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +389.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2197.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +702.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2127.3%
Contains more Folate +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2988.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
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 +6568.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +3986.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +389.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2197.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +702.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2127.3%
Contains more Folate +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2988.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +198.8%

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.
Cayenne pepper 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 Cayenne pepper Guava Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 8.92g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 2.55g Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27g 0.95g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 14.32g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 68kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g 8.92g Guava
Fiber 27.2g 5.4g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 18mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 0.26mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 22mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 40mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 417mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 2mg Guava
Zinc 2.48mg 0.23mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373mg 0.23mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610IU 624IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.73mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 228.3mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.067mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.04mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 1.084mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.451mg Guava
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.11mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 49µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 2.6µg Cayenne pepper
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 g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.272g Guava
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.087g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.401g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper 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
388
Cayenne pepper
80
Guava
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne 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 food.
Protein
72%
Cayenne pepper
15%
Guava
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
14%
Guava
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
4%
Guava

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Guava
Guava is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Guava
Guava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.988g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper 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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.