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Papaya vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sugars (difference - 1.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
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 Watermelon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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 Watermelon
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
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Papaya
4
Watermelon

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 Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.24
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Contains more Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.24
Equal in Copper - 0.042
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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +651.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +67%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +651.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +67%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.4%

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
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Watermelon

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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 Watermelon Opinion
Calories 43 30 Papaya
Protein 0.47 0.61 Watermelon
Fats 0.26 0.15 Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9 8.1 Papaya
Carbs 10.82 7.55 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.24 Papaya
Calcium 20 7 Papaya
Potassium 182 112 Papaya
Magnesium 21 10 Papaya
Sugars 7.82 6.2 Papaya
Fiber 1.7 0.4 Papaya
Copper 0.045 0.042 Papaya
Zinc 0.08 0.1 Watermelon
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 10 11 Watermelon
Sodium 8 1 Watermelon
Vitamin A 950 569 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 0.05 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.033 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.021 Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.357 0.178 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191 0.221 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.038 0.045 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 0.1 Papaya
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 0.016 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 0.037 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 0.05 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 0.007 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 0.027 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.008 0.019 Watermelon
Leucine 0.016 0.018 Watermelon
Lysine 0.025 0.062 Watermelon
Methionine 0.002 0.006 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.015 Watermelon
Valine 0.01 0.016 Watermelon
Histidine 0.005 0.006 Watermelon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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