United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  09139, Guavas, common, raw a 
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name:  Psidium guajava
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.6   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 22%   Refuse Description:   Skin
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 165 g

fruit, without refuse 55 g
Proximates Water 1 g 80.80 2 -- 133.32 44.44
Proximates Energy kcal 68 -- -- 112 37
Proximates Energy kJ 285 -- -- 470 157
Proximates Protein 1 g 2.55 2 -- 4.21 1.40
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 0.95 2 -- 1.57 0.52
Proximates Ash 1 g 1.39 2 -- 2.29 0.76
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 14.32 -- -- 23.63 7.88
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 5.4 -- -- 8.9 3.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 8.92 -- -- 14.72 4.91
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 18 2 -- 30 10
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.26 2 -- 0.43 0.14
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 22 2 -- 36 12
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 40 2 -- 66 22
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 417 2 -- 688 229
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 2 2 -- 3 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.23 2 -- 0.38 0.13
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.230 2 -- 0.380 0.127
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.150 2 -- 0.247 0.083
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.6 -- -- 1.0 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 228.3 2 -- 376.7 125.6
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.067 2 -- 0.111 0.037
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.040 2 -- 0.066 0.022
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 1.084 2 -- 1.789 0.596
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.451 2 -- 0.744 0.248
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.110 2 -- 0.181 0.060
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 49 2 -- 81 27
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 49 2 -- 81 27
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 49 -- -- 81 27
Vitamins Choline, total mg 7.6 -- -- 12.5 4.2
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 31 -- -- 51 17
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 2, 3, 4 µg 374 21 205.000 617 206
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 2 µg 0 2 -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 2 µg 0 2 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 624 -- -- 1030 343
Vitamins Lycopene 3, 4 µg 5204 19 106.000 8587 2862
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.73 -- -- 1.20 0.40
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 2.6 -- -- 4.3 1.4
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.272 -- -- 0.449 0.150
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.019 -- -- 0.031 0.010
Lipids 16:0 g 0.228 -- -- 0.376 0.125
Lipids 18:0 g 0.025 -- -- 0.041 0.014
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.087 -- -- 0.144 0.048
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.005 -- -- 0.008 0.003
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.082 -- -- 0.135 0.045
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.401 -- -- 0.662 0.221
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.288 -- -- 0.475 0.158
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.112 -- -- 0.185 0.062
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.022 -- -- 0.036 0.012
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.096 -- -- 0.158 0.053
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.093 -- -- 0.153 0.051
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.171 -- -- 0.282 0.094
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.072 -- -- 0.119 0.040
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.016 -- -- 0.026 0.009
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.006 -- -- 0.010 0.003
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.031 -- -- 0.051 0.017
Amino Acids Valine g 0.087 -- -- 0.144 0.048
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.065 -- -- 0.107 0.036
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.022 -- -- 0.036 0.012
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.128 -- -- 0.211 0.070
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.162 -- -- 0.267 0.089
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.333 -- -- 0.549 0.183
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.128 -- -- 0.211 0.070
Amino Acids Proline g 0.078 -- -- 0.129 0.043
Amino Acids Serine g 0.075 -- -- 0.124 0.041
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1University of Georgia, KC Institute GA0001 Nutrient Analysis of Specialty Fruit Marketed in the United States , 1987    
2A Homnava, W Rogers, R R Eitenmiller Provitamin A activity of specialty fruit marketed in the United States. , 1990 J. Food Composition and Analysis 3   pp.119-133
3V.C. Wilberg, D.B. Rodriguez-Amaya HPLC quantitation of major carotenoids of fresh and processed guava, mango and papaya , 1995 Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und-Technologie 28 5   pp.474-480
4M. Padula, D.B. Rodriguez-Amaya Characteristics of the carotenoids and assessment of the vitamin A value of Brazilian guavas , 1986 Food Chemistry 20   pp.11-19

Footnotes
a  Pink fleshed
Langual Code(s)

  • A0143 FRUIT OR FRUIT PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1279 0900 FRUITS AND FRUIT JUICES (USDA SR)
  • B1333 GUAVA
  • C0138 FRUIT, PEEL REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION