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Garden cress vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garden cress and Papaya different?

  • Garden cress has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, Potassium, Folate, and Phosphorus than Papaya.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Garden cress is 449% higher.
  • Garden cress contains 14 times more Manganese than Papaya. While Garden cress contains 0.553mg of Manganese, Papaya contains only 0.04mg.

Cress, garden, raw and Papayas, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +305%
Contains more Iron +420%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains more Phosphorus +660%
Contains more Potassium +233%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Copper +277.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Calcium +305%
Contains more Iron +420%
Contains more Magnesium +81%
Contains more Phosphorus +660%
Contains more Potassium +233%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Copper +277.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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 +628.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +863%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +550%
Contains more Folate +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +20742.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 416% 14% 0% 230% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 60% 0% 1355%
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 A +628.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +863%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +550%
Contains more Folate +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +20742.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden cress Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 4.4g 9.12g Papaya
Protein 2.6g 0.47g Garden cress
Fats 0.7g 0.26g Garden cress
Carbs 5.5g 10.82g Papaya
Calories 32kcal 43kcal Papaya
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar 4.4g 7.82g Garden cress
Fiber 1.1g 1.7g Papaya
Calcium 81mg 20mg Garden cress
Iron 1.3mg 0.25mg Garden cress
Magnesium 38mg 21mg Garden cress
Phosphorus 76mg 10mg Garden cress
Potassium 606mg 182mg Garden cress
Sodium 14mg 8mg Papaya
Zinc 0.23mg 0.08mg Garden cress
Copper 0.17mg 0.045mg Garden cress
Vitamin A 6917IU 950IU Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.3mg Garden cress
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 69mg 60.9mg Garden cress
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.023mg Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.027mg Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.357mg Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.242mg 0.191mg Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.038mg Garden cress
Folate 80µg 37µg Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 541.9µg 2.6µg Garden cress
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 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.023g 0.081g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239g 0.072g Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228g 0.058g Garden cress

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garden cress 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
187
Garden cress
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garden cress
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
16%
Garden cress
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
11%
Papaya
Fats
3%
Garden cress
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/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.