Aug 17, 2008

Nutrition in Guava and Chikoo



Characteristics of Guava

Shape— Round, Ovate or roundish ovate with rough surface. It is the size and colour of a tennis ball. The pulp is creamish or pinkish, soft, with small seeds.

Skin– Thin greenish yellow, straw yellow, pinkish yellow or red.

Taste— Sweet, typical aroma.

Keeping Quality – Good

N U T R I T I O N
(Per 100 gm of edible portion)

Edible portion ……..……….…….70.00%
Protein………...……………...……..0.90gm
Fat ………………………..…….……...0.50gm
Minerals……..………………..……..5.20gm
Fibre………………………..……...….0.70gm
Carbohydrates…….………….….11.20gm
Energy………………………………...51.00cal
Calcium……………………...….....10.00mg
Phosphorous……..…………..…..28.00gm
Iron……………….…………...……...1.40mg
Vitamin C……….….……………....212.00mg
Vitamin B….….…...………...…...0.46mg

Characteristics of Chikoo

Size—Small.

Shape—Round to roundish oblong. The flesh is cream to light brown and gritty with 2-3 seeds.

Skin– Thick, not very smooth, brown in colour.

Taste—Sweet.

Usage—Can be eaten fresh and as fruit salad, pulp is used for ice cream and yogurts.

N U T R I T I O N

(Per 100 gm o fedible portion)
PULP/STONE RATIO ……..75.00 - %
PROTEIN………………0.50………..1.10gm
FAT……………………….0.70…..……1.90gm
MINERALS……..…….2.00……..…3.9gm
FIBRE…………………….0.40……..…0.60gm
CARBOHYDRATES 11.00….….25.80gm
ENERGY………………..83.00......119.0cal
CALCIUM………………20.00…....30.00mg

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanks niya i was looking for benefits of chikoo....as i am having a lot of chikoo milkshakes these days ...hehehe

Venod Ghorrpade said...

Would like to know if its ok to eat these fruits for people who have heart problems. I had a block and a sten has been placed in my heart