Guava Juice vs. Orange Juice

Nutrition comparison of Guava Juice and Orange Juice


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

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

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

  • Both guava juice and orange juice are high in Vitamin C.
  • Guava juice has more lycopene than orange juice, however, orange juice contains more beta-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin than guava juice.
  • Orange juice has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Orange juice has signficantly more potassium than guava juice.
Detailed nutritional comparison of guava juice and orange 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: Guava Juice (Guava nectar, canned, with added ascorbic acid) and Orange Juice (Orange juice, raw (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Guava juice and orange juice contain similar amounts of calories - guava juice has 63 calories per 100 grams and orange juice has 45 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, guava juice is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to orange juice for fat. Guava juice has a macronutrient ratio of 1:98:1 and for orange juice, 6:90:4 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Guava Juice Orange Juice
Protein 1% 6%
Carbohydrates 98% 90%
Fat 1% 4%
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carbohydrates

Guava juice and orange juice contain similar amounts carbs - guava juice has 16.3g of total carbs per 100 grams and orange juice has 10.4g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Guava juice has 400% more dietary fiber than orange juice - guava juice has 1g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and orange juice has 0.2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Orange juice has 35% less sugar than guava juice - guava juice has 13g of sugar per 100 grams and orange juice has 8.4g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Guava juice and orange juice contain similar amounts of protein - guava juice has 0.09g of protein per 100 grams and orange juice has 0.7g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both guava juice and orange juice are low in saturated fat - guava juice has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and orange juice has 0.02g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both guava juice and orange juice are high in Vitamin C. Orange juice has 137% more Vitamin C than guava juice - guava juice has 21.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and orange juice has 50mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Orange juice has more Vitamin A than guava juice - orange juice has 10ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and guava juice does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Guava juice and orange juice contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - guava juice has 0.05mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and orange juice has 0.04mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Guava juice and orange juice contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - guava juice has 1ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and orange juice has 0.1ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Orange juice has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate. Both guava juice and orange juice contain significant amounts of pantothenic acid.

Guava Juice Orange Juice
Thiamin 0.003 MG 0.09 MG
Riboflavin 0.003 MG 0.03 MG
Niacin 0.17 MG 0.4 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.08 MG 0.19 MG
Vitamin B6 0.01 MG 0.04 MG
Folate 3 UG 30 UG

Minerals

calcium

Guava juice and orange juice contain similar amounts of calcium - guava juice has 8mg of calcium per 100 grams and orange juice has 11mg of calcium.

iron

Guava juice and orange juice contain similar amounts of iron - guava juice has 0.38mg of iron per 100 grams and orange juice has 0.2mg of iron.

potassium

Orange juice has signficantly more potassium than guava juice - guava juice has 39mg of potassium per 100 grams and orange juice has 200mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, guava juice has more lycopene than orange juice per 100 grams, however, orange juice contains more beta-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin than guava juice per 100 grams.

Guava Juice Orange Juice
lycopene 35 UG ~
beta-carotene ~ 33 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 6 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 115 UG



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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: Guava Juice (Guava nectar, canned, with added ascorbic acid) and Orange Juice (Orange juice, raw (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) .

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