Guavas, Common, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 14.32g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 2.55 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is average.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

It belongs to South American cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Guavas, Common, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 97, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat11%
 Calories from Carbs75%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A624.1 IU12.5%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent31 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene374 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene5203.4 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C228.3 mg380.6%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.73 mg2.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin K2.6 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.07 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin1.1 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Folate49 mcg12.2%Top 30%High
Food Folate49 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents49 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.45 mg4.5%Top 30%High
Choline7.6 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium18 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.26 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium22 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus40 mg4%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium417 mg11.9%Top 30%High
Sodium2 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.23 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.23 mg11.5%Top 30%High
Manganese0.15 mg7.5%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.6 mcg0.86%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14.3 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber5.4 g21.6%Top 10%Very High
Starch0 g
Sugars8.9 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.5 g5.1%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan22 mg
Threonine96 mg
Isoleucine93 mg
Leucine171 mg
Lysine72 mg
Methionine16 mg
Phenylalanine6 mg
Tyrosine31 mg
Valine87 mg
Arginine65 mg
Histidine22 mg
Alanine128 mg
Aspartic Acid162 mg
Glutamic Acid333 mg
Glycine128 mg
Proline78 mg
Serine75 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.95 g1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.27 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids112 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids288 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water80.8 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 68 Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.95 g 1.5%

Saturated Fat 0.27 g 1.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 14.3 g 4.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.6%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 2.5 g 5.1%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 380.6%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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