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Common fig vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Common fig and Papaya

  • Common fig is higher in Vitamin B6, yet Papaya is higher in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Papaya covers your daily Vitamin C needs 65% more than Common fig.
  • Common fig contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Papaya. While Common fig contains 0.113mg of Vitamin B6, Papaya contains only 0.038mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Papaya is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Figs, raw and Papayas, raw.

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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 +48%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +48%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%

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 B1 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2945%
Contains more Vitamin A +569%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
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 B1 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2945%
Contains more Vitamin A +569%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Folate +516.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Papaya Opinion
Calories 74kcal 43kcal Common fig
Protein 0.75g 0.47g Common fig
Fats 0.3g 0.26g Common fig
Vitamin C 2mg 60.9mg Papaya
Net carbs 16.28g 9.12g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 10.82g Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.37mg 0.25mg Common fig
Calcium 35mg 20mg Common fig
Potassium 232mg 182mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 21mg Papaya
Sugar 16.26g 7.82g Papaya
Fiber 2.9g 1.7g Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.045mg Common fig
Zinc 0.15mg 0.08mg Common fig
Starch g 0g Papaya
Phosphorus 14mg 10mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 8mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.023mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.027mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.357mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.191mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.038mg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 2.6µg Common fig
Folate 6µg 37µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.081g Common fig
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.058g Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.008mg Papaya
Threonine 0.024mg 0.011mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.008mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg 0.016mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg 0.025mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.009mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg 0.01mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg 0.005mg Common fig
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Papaya
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Common fig
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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%
Common fig
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.44g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.