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Papaya vs Grapefruit - 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.
Papaya Grapefruit
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
Papaya Grapefruit
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
22
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
7
Papaya
5
Grapefruit

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
5
:
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%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 22
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%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 22

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
4
:
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 +∞%
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%

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Grapefruit

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