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Cranberry vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cranberry and Papaya?

  • Cranberry has less Vitamin C than Papaya.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 44% higher.

We used Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) 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 Calcium +30%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%

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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10
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin B2 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12%
Contains more Vitamin A +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +190%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 70% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 B2 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12%
Contains more Vitamin A +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +190%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 12.2g 9.12g Cranberry
Protein 0.4g 0.47g Papaya
Fats 0.5g 0.26g Cranberry
Carbs 12.2g 10.82g Cranberry
Calories 55kcal 43kcal Cranberry
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar g 7.82g Cranberry
Fiber g 1.7g Papaya
Calcium 26mg 20mg Cranberry
Iron 0.4mg 0.25mg Cranberry
Magnesium mg 21mg Papaya
Phosphorus 21mg 10mg Cranberry
Potassium mg 182mg Papaya
Sodium mg 8mg Cranberry
Zinc mg 0.08mg Papaya
Copper mg 0.045mg Papaya
Vitamin A 90IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D IU 0IU Papaya
Vitamin D µg 0µg Papaya
Vitamin C 21mg 60.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.023mg Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.027mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.357mg Cranberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.191mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 mg 0.038mg Papaya
Folate µg 37µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Papaya
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Papaya
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Papaya
Threonine mg 0.011mg Papaya
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Papaya
Leucine mg 0.016mg Papaya
Lysine mg 0.025mg Papaya
Methionine mg 0.002mg Papaya
Phenylalanine mg 0.009mg Papaya
Valine mg 0.01mg Papaya
Histidine mg 0.005mg Papaya
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cranberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g 0.081g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.058g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry 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
9
Cranberry
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
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
2%
Cranberry
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Cranberry
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169805/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.