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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
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4
Papaya
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +30%
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 C +190%
Contains more Vitamin A +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 6% 0% 0% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 B2 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12%
Contains more Vitamin C +190%
Contains more Vitamin A +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
2%
Cranberry
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Cranberry
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry 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 is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sugars (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cranberry Papaya Opinion
Calories 55 43 Cranberry
Protein 0.4 0.47 Papaya
Fats 0.5 0.26 Cranberry
Vitamin C 21 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 12.2 10.82 Cranberry
Cholesterol 0 Cranberry
Vitamin D 0 Papaya
Iron 0.4 0.25 Cranberry
Calcium 26 20 Cranberry
Potassium 182 Papaya
Magnesium 21 Papaya
Sugars 7.82 Cranberry
Fiber 1.7 Papaya
Copper 0.045 Papaya
Zinc 0.08 Papaya
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 21 10 Cranberry
Sodium 8 Cranberry
Vitamin A 90 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.023 Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.027 Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.357 Cranberry
Vitamin B5 0.191 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038 Papaya
Vitamin B12 0 Papaya
Vitamin K 2.6 Papaya
Folate 37 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.081 Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.025 Papaya
Methionine 0.002 Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.01 Papaya
Histidine 0.005 Papaya
Fructose 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 of 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.