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Guava vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sugars (difference - 1.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.191g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Guava
Guava contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Guava Papaya
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Guava 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
106
Guava
33
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
14
Guava
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
Guava
7
:
1
Papaya
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains more Copper +411.1%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Contains more Potassium +129.1%
Contains more Copper +411.1%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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
Guava
7
:
1
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin C +274.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6
Contains more Vitamin C +274.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6

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
15%
Guava
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
11%
Papaya
Fats
4%
Guava
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 Guava Papaya Opinion
Calories 68 43 Guava
Protein 2.55 0.47 Guava
Fats 0.95 0.26 Guava
Vitamin C 228.3 60.9 Guava
Carbs 14.32 10.82 Guava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.25 Guava
Calcium 18 20 Papaya
Potassium 417 182 Guava
Magnesium 22 21 Guava
Sugars 8.92 7.82 Guava
Fiber 5.4 1.7 Guava
Copper 0.23 0.045 Guava
Zinc 0.23 0.08 Guava
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 40 10 Guava
Sodium 2 8 Guava
Vitamin A 624 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.73 0.3 Guava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.023 Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.027 Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084 0.357 Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451 0.191 Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11 0.038 Guava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 2.6
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.081 Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.072 Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401 0.058 Guava
Tryptophan 0.022 0.008 Guava
Threonine 0.096 0.011 Guava
Isoleucine 0.093 0.008 Guava
Leucine 0.171 0.016 Guava
Lysine 0.072 0.025 Guava
Methionine 0.016 0.002 Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.087 0.01 Guava
Histidine 0.022 0.005 Guava
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