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Currant vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Currant and Papaya

  • Currant has more Fiber, Iron, Vitamin K, Copper, and Manganese, however Papaya is richer in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Papaya covers your daily Vitamin C needs 22% more than Currant.
  • Papaya has 5 times less Manganese than Currant. Currant has 0.186mg of Manganese, while Papaya has 0.04mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Currants, red and white, 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
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Papaya
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Copper +137.8%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Copper +137.8%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%

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 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.4%
Contains more Folate +362.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
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 B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.4%
Contains more Folate +362.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 9.12g Currant
Protein 1.4g 0.47g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.26g Papaya
Carbs 13.8g 10.82g Currant
Calories 56kcal 43kcal Currant
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose 3.53g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar 7.37g 7.82g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 1.7g Currant
Calcium 33mg 20mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.25mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 21mg Papaya
Phosphorus 44mg 10mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 182mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 8mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.08mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.045mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 60.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.023mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.027mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.357mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.191mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.038mg Currant
Folate 8µg 37µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 2.6µg Currant
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 0.017g 0.081g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.058g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant 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
18
Currant
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
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%
Currant
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant 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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.