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Cooking plantain vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cooking plantain and Papaya

  • Cooking plantain has more Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however Papaya is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Papaya covers your daily need of Vitamin C 47% more than Cooking plantain.
  • Cooking plantain has 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Papaya. While Cooking plantain has 0.299mg of Vitamin B6, Papaya has only 0.038mg.
  • Papaya has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Plantains, 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 +140%
Contains more Potassium +174.2%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Potassium +174.2%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +240%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%

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 A +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +686.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +231%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Folate +68.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 62% 68% 3% 0% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 0% 2% 17%
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 A +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +686.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +231%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Folate +68.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cooking plantain Papaya Opinion
Calories 122kcal 43kcal Cooking plantain
Protein 1.3g 0.47g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.26g Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4mg 60.9mg Papaya
Net carbs 29.59g 9.12g Cooking plantain
Carbs 31.89g 10.82g Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.6mg 0.25mg Cooking plantain
Calcium 3mg 20mg Papaya
Potassium 499mg 182mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 37mg 21mg Cooking plantain
Sugar 15g 7.82g Papaya
Fiber 2.3g 1.7g Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg 0.045mg Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.14mg 0.08mg Cooking plantain
Starch g 0g Papaya
Phosphorus 34mg 10mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 8mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127IU 950IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.023mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.027mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686mg 0.357mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.191mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg 0.038mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 2.6µg Papaya
Folate 22µg 37µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.143g 0.081g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.058g Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.008mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034mg 0.011mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.008mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059mg 0.016mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06mg 0.025mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017mg 0.002mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.009mg Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046mg 0.01mg Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064mg 0.005mg Cooking plantain
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya

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Cooking plantain 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
23
Cooking plantain
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
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
8%
Cooking plantain
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain 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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.