Coconut Water vs. Guava Juice

Nutrition comparison of Coconut Water and Guava Juice


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of coconut water versus guava juice (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in coconut water and guava juice:

  • Coconut water has 70% less sugar than guava juice.
  • Coconut water has 71% less calories than guava juice.
  • Coconut water has 74% less carbohydrates than guava juice.
  • Coconut water has more thiamin, however, guava juice contains more niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Guava juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
Detailed nutritional comparison of coconut water and guava juice is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Coconut Water (Beverages, Coconut water, ready-to-drink, unsweetened) and Guava Juice (Guava nectar, canned, with added ascorbic acid) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Coconut water has 71% less calories than guava juice - guava juice has 63 calories per 100 grams and coconut water has 18 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, coconut water is heavier in protein and similar to guava juice for carbs and fat. Coconut water has a macronutrient ratio of 5:95:0 and for guava juice, 1:98:1 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Coconut Water Guava Juice
Protein 5% 1%
Carbohydrates 95% 98%
Fat ~ 1%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Coconut water has 74% less carbohydrates than guava juice - guava juice has 16.3g of total carbs per 100 grams and coconut water has 4.2g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Guava juice has more dietary fiber than coconut water - guava juice has 1g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and coconut water does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Coconut water has 70% less sugar than guava juice - guava juice has 13g of sugar per 100 grams and coconut water has 3.9g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Guava juice and coconut water contain similar amounts of protein - guava juice has 0.09g of protein per 100 grams and coconut water has 0.22g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both guava juice and coconut water are low in saturated fat - guava juice has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and coconut water does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Guava juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 113% more Vitamin C than coconut water - guava juice has 21.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and coconut water has 9.9mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Guava juice has more Vitamin A than coconut water - guava juice has 31.8ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and coconut water does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Guava juice and coconut water contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - guava juice has 0.05mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and coconut water does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Guava juice and coconut water contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - guava juice has 1ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and coconut water does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Coconut water has more thiamin, however, guava juice contains more niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Coconut Water Guava Juice
Thiamin 0.03 MG 0.003 MG
Riboflavin ~ 0.003 MG
Niacin ~ 0.17 MG
Pantothenic acid ~ 0.08 MG
Vitamin B6 ~ 0.01 MG
Folate ~ 3 UG

Minerals

calcium

Guava juice and coconut water contain similar amounts of calcium - guava juice has 8mg of calcium per 100 grams and coconut water has 7mg of calcium.

iron

Guava juice and coconut water contain similar amounts of iron - guava juice has 0.38mg of iron per 100 grams and coconut water has 0.03mg of iron.

potassium

Coconut water has 323% more potassium than guava juice - guava juice has 39mg of potassium per 100 grams and coconut water has 165mg of potassium.




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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Coconut Water (Beverages, Coconut water, ready-to-drink, unsweetened) and Guava Juice (Guava nectar, canned, with added ascorbic acid) .

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