Sunday 25 September 2016

Nutritional value of Guava Fruit (Amrood)

Nutritional value of Guava Fruit (Amrood)

India 25 September 2016: Guava is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Guava has a healthy composition of dietary fiber that is vital for the body and can be got only from food sources.

Guava fruit (Amrood) contains three times more protein, four times more fiber compared to pineapples. Guava is rich in folate and fulfills about 20% of our daily folate (Vitamin B9) requirement. Guava is so rich in Vitamin C that it contains 628% of your daily requirement. Guava also contains twice the amount of lycopene than tomatoes. Vitamin A content of guava fulfills about 21% of daily requirement.

Guava also contains other vital nutrition like Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium and Phosphorus. With all the nutrition loaded in it, guava hardly contains any fat.

Nutritional value of Guava

Energy68 Kcal3.5%
Carbohydrates14.3 g11.5%
Protein2.55 g5%
Total Fat0.95 g3%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Dietary Fiber5.4 g14%

Folates49 µg12.5%
Niacin1.084 mg7%
Pantothenic acid0.451 mg9%
Pyridoxine0.110 mg8.5%
Riboflavin0.040 mg3%
Thiamin0.067 mg5.5%
Vitamin A624 IU21%
Vitamin C228 mg396%
Vitamin E0.73 mg5%
Vitamin K2.6 µg2%

Sodium2 mg0%
Potassium417 mg9%

Calcium18 mg2%
Copper0.230 mg2.5%
Iron0.26 mg3%
Magnesium22 mg5.5%
Manganese0.150 mg6.5%
Phosphorus11 mg2%
Selenium0.6 mcg1%
Zinc0.23 mg2%

Carotene-ß374 µg
Crypto-xanthin-ß0 µg
Lycopene5204 µg

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