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Horned melon vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sugars (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horned melon
Horned melon contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horned melon
Horned melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Horned melon 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
6
Horned melon
33
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
11
Horned melon
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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3
Papaya
Contains more Iron +352%
Contains more Magnesium +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +270%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Copper +125%
Contains more Iron +352%
Contains more Magnesium +90.5%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +270%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Copper +125%

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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8
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1049.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +546.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.023
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.191
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1049.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +546.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.023
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.191

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
11%
Horned melon
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
8%
Horned melon
11%
Papaya
Fats
6%
Horned melon
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 Horned melon Papaya Opinion
Calories 44 43 Horned melon
Protein 1.78 0.47 Horned melon
Fats 1.26 0.26 Horned melon
Vitamin C 5.3 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 7.56 10.82 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 Horned melon
Vitamin D 0 Papaya
Iron 1.13 0.25 Horned melon
Calcium 13 20 Papaya
Potassium 123 182 Papaya
Magnesium 40 21 Horned melon
Sugars 7.82 Papaya
Fiber 1.7 Papaya
Copper 0.02 0.045 Papaya
Zinc 0.48 0.08 Horned melon
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 37 10 Horned melon
Sodium 2 8 Horned melon
Vitamin A 147 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.023 Horned melon
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.027 Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.565 0.357 Horned melon
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.191 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.063 0.038 Horned melon
Vitamin B12 0 Papaya
Vitamin K 2.6 Papaya
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 Horned melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.025 Papaya
Methionine 0.002 Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.01 Papaya
Histidine 0.005 Papaya
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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