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Apricot vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sugars (difference - 1.42g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apricot Papaya
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apricot Papaya
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Apricot
33
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
8
Apricot
7
Papaya

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Papaya
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +73.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Potassium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +73.3%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +110%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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1
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin A +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +509%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +509%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
8%
Apricot
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Apricot
1%
Papaya

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Apricot Papaya Opinion
Calories 48 43 Apricot
Protein 1.4 0.47 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.26 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 11.12 10.82 Apricot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.25 Apricot
Calcium 13 20 Papaya
Potassium 259 182 Apricot
Magnesium 10 21 Papaya
Sugars 9.24 7.82 Apricot
Fiber 2 1.7 Apricot
Copper 0.078 0.045 Apricot
Zinc 0.2 0.08 Apricot
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 23 10 Apricot
Sodium 1 8 Apricot
Vitamin A 1279 950 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 0.3 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.023 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.027 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.357 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.191 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.038 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 2.6 Apricot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.081 Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.072 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.058 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015 0.008 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 0.011 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 0.008 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 0.016 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 0.025 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 0.002 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.009 Apricot
Valine 0.047 0.01 Apricot
Histidine 0.027 0.005 Apricot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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