Guava

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A tropical fruit that is native to South America but is also grown in the warm areas of the U.S.and other tropical regions. Guava have a very sweet flavor that may taste similar to the taste of pineapple, banana or strawberries. An excellent source of vitamins A and C, this fruit is oval or pear-shaped and measures up to 4 inches in diameter. The guava has thin skin ranging in colors from white, yellow, red, or dark pink with a flesh that may be pale yellow to bright red. Green guavas should be ripened at room temperature and guavas that are already ripe can be stored in the refrigerator for several days. Guavas are suitable for jams and preserves and for juicing.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cup
Calories57
Protein8g
Total Fat5g
Total Carbohydrates14g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars12g
Potassium38mg
Sodium7mg
Serving Size1 cup
Calories36
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates9g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Potassium225mg
Sodium4mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 cup
Calories69
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates17g
Dietary Fiber5g
Potassium292mg
Sodium37mg
Cholesterol0mg

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