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Melon vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Melon
Melon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.13g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Melon
Melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Melon Papaya
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
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
13
Melon
33
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
6
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
Melon
2
:
5
Papaya
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Equal in Potassium - 182

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
Melon
2
:
7
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +179.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +179.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.4%
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
7%
Melon
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
11%
Papaya
Fats
0%
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 Melon Papaya Opinion
Calories 28 43 Papaya
Protein 1.11 0.47 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.26 Papaya
Vitamin C 21.8 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 6.58 10.82 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.25 Melon
Calcium 11 20 Papaya
Potassium 182 182
Magnesium 11 21 Papaya
Sugars 5.69 7.82 Papaya
Fiber 0.9 1.7 Papaya
Copper 0.06 0.045 Melon
Zinc 0.07 0.08 Papaya
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 5 10 Papaya
Sodium 9 8 Papaya
Vitamin A 0 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.05 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.023 Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.027 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.357 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.191 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.038 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 2.6 Papaya
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.081 Melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 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)
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