Guava is a delicious fruit which is grown in warm environments like Africa, Asia, Mexico and in Central America. It can be eaten raw or juiced to create a health tonic. These tasty fruits have some great health benefits for the human body and also include healthy nutrients and minerals. Here, let’s see some health benefits and nutritional value of guava.
Health benefits of Guava
Intake of guava helps to treat bleeding gums as it has anti-inflammatory properties.
This healthy fruit helps to boost your metabolism and stimulates weight loss.(1)
Nutritional value of guava
The following table gives the Information and nutritional value of guava such as Calories, carbs, fat, protein, fiber, cholesterol, and more..
calories in guava
The following table gives the Calories information in Guava.
|Calorie Information||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|
|Calories||68.0 (285 kJ)||3%|
|Carbohydrate||51.5 (216 kJ)|
|Fat||7.9 (33.1 kJ)|
|Protein||8.6 (36.0 kJ)|
|Alcohol||0.0 (0.0 kJ)|
Carbohydrates in Guava
The following table gives the Carbohydrates information in Guava.
|Carbohydrates||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|
|Total Carbohydrate||14.3 g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber||5.4 g||22%|
Fat in Guava
The following table gives the Fats and Fatty Acids information in Guava.
|Fats & Fatty Acids||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|
|Total Fat||0.9 g||1%|
|Saturated Fat||0.3 g||1%|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0.1 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.4 g|
|Total Omega-3 fatty acids||112 mg|
|Total Omega-6 fatty acids||288 mg|
Protein in Guava
The following table gives some of the Protein & Amino information in Guava.
|Protein & Amino Acids||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|
|Aspartic acid||162 mg|
|Glutamic acid||333 mg|
Vitamins in Guava
The following table gives some of the Vitamins information in Guava.
|Vitamins||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|
|Vitamin A||624 IU||12%|
|Retinol Activity Equivalent||31.0 mcg|
|Alpha Carotene||0.0 mcg|
|Beta Carotene||374 mcg|
|Beta Cryptoxanthin||0.0 mcg|
|Vitamin C||228 mg||381%|
|Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)||0.7 mg||4%|
|Vitamin K||2.6 mcg||3%|
|Vitamin B6||0.1 mg||6%|
|Food Folate||49.0 mcg|
|Folic Acid||0.0 mcg|
|Dietary Folate Equivalents||49.0 mcg|
|Vitamin B12||0.0 mcg||0%|
|Pantothenic Acid||0.5 mg||5%|
Minerals in Guava
The following table gives some of the minerals information in Guava.
|Minerals||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|
Sterols in Guava
The following table gives the Sterols information in Guava.
|Sterols||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|
Other in Guava
The following table gives the water, alcohol, ash information in Guava.
|Other||Amount per 100 grams||Percent Daily Values|