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Grapefruit vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sugars (difference - 0.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Grapefruit Papaya
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit 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
22
Grapefruit
33
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
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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5
Papaya
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Potassium +34.8%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Equal in Calcium - 20
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Potassium +34.8%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Equal in Calcium - 20

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
:
4
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin A +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
5%
Grapefruit
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
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 Grapefruit Papaya Opinion
Calories 42 43 Papaya
Protein 0.77 0.47 Grapefruit
Fats 0.14 0.26 Papaya
Vitamin C 31.2 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 10.66 10.82 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.25 Papaya
Calcium 22 20 Grapefruit
Potassium 135 182 Papaya
Magnesium 9 21 Papaya
Sugars 6.89 7.82 Papaya
Fiber 1.6 1.7 Papaya
Copper 0.032 0.045 Papaya
Zinc 0.07 0.08 Papaya
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 18 10 Grapefruit
Sodium 0 8 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 950 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.023 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.027 Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.357 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.191 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.038 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.6 Papaya
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.081 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 0.008
Threonine 0.013 0.011 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 0.008
Leucine 0.015 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.019 0.025 Papaya
Methionine 0.007 0.002 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 0.009 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 0.01 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 0.005 Grapefruit
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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