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Bell pepper vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bell pepper and Papaya different?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Papaya is richer in Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 22% higher.
  • Bell pepper contains 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Papaya. While Bell pepper contains 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, Papaya contains only 0.038mg.
  • Bell pepper has less Sugar.

Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Papayas, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Equal in Potassium - 182

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
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Papaya
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Folate +270%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 57% 6% 0% 203% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 28% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Folate +270%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bell pepper Papaya
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 9.12g Papaya
Protein 0.86g 0.47g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 0.26g Papaya
Carbs 4.64g 10.82g Papaya
Calories 20kcal 43kcal Papaya
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.12g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar 2.4g 7.82g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7g 1.7g
Calcium 10mg 20mg Papaya
Iron 0.34mg 0.25mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 10mg 21mg Papaya
Phosphorus 20mg 10mg Bell pepper
Potassium 175mg 182mg Papaya
Sodium 3mg 8mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.08mg Bell pepper
Copper 0.066mg 0.045mg Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.3mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 60.9mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.023mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.027mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.357mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.191mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.038mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 37µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 2.6µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.008mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.011mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.008mg Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036mg 0.016mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg 0.025mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg 0.002mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.009mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg 0.005mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.081g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.058g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Papaya
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
34
Bell pepper
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
9
Papaya

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 food.
Protein
5%
Bell pepper
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients
  2. Papaya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169926/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.