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Watermelon vs Papaya - 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.
Watermelon Papaya
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
Watermelon 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
9
Watermelon
33
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
4
Watermelon
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
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5
Papaya
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Equal in Phosphorus - 10
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Equal in Phosphorus - 10

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
:
6
Papaya
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%
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%

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
4%
Watermelon
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Watermelon
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 Watermelon Papaya Opinion
Calories 30 43 Papaya
Protein 0.61 0.47 Watermelon
Fats 0.15 0.26 Papaya
Vitamin C 8.1 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 7.55 10.82 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.24 0.25 Papaya
Calcium 7 20 Papaya
Potassium 112 182 Papaya
Magnesium 10 21 Papaya
Sugars 6.2 7.82 Papaya
Fiber 0.4 1.7 Papaya
Copper 0.042 0.045 Papaya
Zinc 0.1 0.08 Watermelon
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 11 10 Watermelon
Sodium 1 8 Watermelon
Vitamin A 569 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.05 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.023 Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021 0.027 Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.178 0.357 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.221 0.191 Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045 0.038 Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 2.6 Papaya
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.081 Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.007 0.008 Papaya
Threonine 0.027 0.011 Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019 0.008 Watermelon
Leucine 0.018 0.016 Watermelon
Lysine 0.062 0.025 Watermelon
Methionine 0.006 0.002 Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015 0.009 Watermelon
Valine 0.016 0.01 Watermelon
Histidine 0.006 0.005 Watermelon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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