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Guavas

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About This Food

Description

Guavas are tropical fruits and are believed to have been first cultivated in Peru.

The color of a guava's skin ranges from yellow to red to purple-black, with the flesh varying from pale yellow to bright red.

Guava is an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of fiber and is high in lycopene.

Glycemic Index=38
Glycemic Load=6
Antioxidant Score* (
ORAC)=1,990 and 2,550

*Red-fleshed guava (1,990) and white-fleshed guava (2,550)

Selecting & Storing

Choose yellow (or greenish-yellow) fruits that are fragrant and yield to gentle pressure. Ripe guavas are highly perishable and bruise easily. Once ripe use within two days.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminC
Good Source of
  • Fiber
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Seeds
  • No Molds
  • No Citrus
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 whole

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Calories: 37

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 3 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.52 g
Saturated Fat
0.15 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.05 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.22 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
62 g
ALA
62 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
7.88 g
Net Carbohydrate
4.91 g
Sugars
4.91 g
Fiber
2.97 g
Protein
1.4 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
343.2 IU
7%
Vitamin C
125.57 mg
209%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.4 IU
1%
Vitamin B6
0.06 mg
3%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
1.43 mg
2%
Folate
26.95 mcg
7%
Niacin
0.6 mg
3%
Riboflavin
0.02 mg
1%
Thiamin
0.04 mg
3%
Choline
4.18 mg
1%
Minerals
Calcium
9.9 mg
1%
Copper
0.13 mg
6%
Iron
0.14 mg
1%
Magnesium
12.1 mg
3%
Manganese
0.08 mg
4%
Phosphorous
22 mg
2%
Potassium
229.35 mg
7%
Selenium
0.33 mcg
0%
Sodium
1.1 mg
0%
Zinc
0.13 mg
1%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
205.7 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
2862.2 mcg

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