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Papaya vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sugars (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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 Mandarin orange
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals 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 Mandarin orange
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
18
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
7
Papaya
6
Mandarin orange

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 +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 166
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 166
Equal in Copper - 0.042

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 +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376
Contains more Vitamin C +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376

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%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Mandarin orange

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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 Mandarin orange Opinion
Calories 43 53 Mandarin orange
Protein 0.47 0.81 Mandarin orange
Fats 0.26 0.31 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 60.9 26.7 Papaya
Carbs 10.82 13.34 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.15 Papaya
Calcium 20 37 Mandarin orange
Potassium 182 166 Papaya
Magnesium 21 12 Papaya
Sugars 7.82 10.58 Mandarin orange
Fiber 1.7 1.8 Mandarin orange
Copper 0.045 0.042 Papaya
Zinc 0.08 0.07 Papaya
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 10 20 Mandarin orange
Sodium 8 2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 950 681 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 0.2 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.058 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.036 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.357 0.376 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.191 0.216 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.038 0.078 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 0 Papaya
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 0.039 Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 0.06 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 0.065 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.008 0.002 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 0.016 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.008 0.017 Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.016 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.025 0.032 Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002 0.002
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.01 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.005 0.011 Mandarin orange
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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