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Papaya vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sugars (difference - 2.57g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Papaya Apple
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Apple
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
33
Papaya
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
7
Papaya
3
Apple

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
Papaya
6
:
2
Apple
Contains more Iron +108.3%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.1%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Contains more Iron +108.3%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +70.1%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11

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
Papaya
8
:
1
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +1223.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1659.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041
Contains more Vitamin C +1223.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1659.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +213.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041

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
3%
Papaya
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Apple

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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 Papaya Apple Opinion
Calories 43 52 Apple
Protein 0.47 0.26 Papaya
Fats 0.26 0.17 Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9 4.6 Papaya
Carbs 10.82 13.81 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.12 Papaya
Calcium 20 6 Papaya
Potassium 182 107 Papaya
Magnesium 21 5 Papaya
Sugars 7.82 10.39 Apple
Fiber 1.7 2.4 Apple
Copper 0.045 0.027 Papaya
Zinc 0.08 0.04 Papaya
Starch 0 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 10 11 Apple
Sodium 8 1 Apple
Vitamin A 950 54 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 0.18 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.017 Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.026 Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.357 0.091 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191 0.061 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038 0.041 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 2.2 Papaya
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 0.028 Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 0.007 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 0.051 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 0.001 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 0.006 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 0.006 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 0.013 Papaya
Lysine 0.025 0.012 Papaya
Methionine 0.002 0.001 Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.006 Papaya
Valine 0.01 0.012 Apple
Histidine 0.005 0.005
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