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Broccoli vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Broccoli and Papaya?

  • Papaya has less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Iron than Broccoli.
  • Broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 82% higher.
  • Broccoli has 7 times more Phosphorus than Papaya. Broccoli has 66mg of Phosphorus, while Papaya has 10mg.

We used Broccoli, raw and Papayas, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +192%
Contains more Calcium +135%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Contains more Zinc +412.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +560%
Contains less Sodium -75.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains more Calcium +135%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Contains more Zinc +412.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +560%
Contains less Sodium -75.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Copper - 0.045

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 C +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3807.7%
Contains more Folate +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 203% 57% 6% 0% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 0% 7% 28%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +360.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3807.7%
Contains more Folate +70.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.5%

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
65
Broccoli
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Papaya

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.
Broccoli Papaya
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Broccoli Papaya
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Papaya Opinion
Calories 34 43 Papaya
Protein 2.82 0.47 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.26 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 60.9 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 10.82 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.25 Broccoli
Calcium 47 20 Broccoli
Potassium 316 182 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 21
Sugar 1.7 7.82 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 1.7 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.045 Broccoli
Zinc 0.41 0.08 Broccoli
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 66 10 Broccoli
Sodium 33 8 Papaya
Vitamin A 623 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.78 0.3 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.023 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.027 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.357 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.191 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.038 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 2.6 Broccoli
Folate 63 37 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.081 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.033 0.008 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.011 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.008 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.016 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.025 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.002 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.009 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.01 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.005 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 3.73 Papaya

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.