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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, Folate and Vitamin A.
  • 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 Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Copper +137.8%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Potassium +51.1%
Contains more Copper +137.8%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
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 C +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.4%
Contains more Folate +362.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
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 B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.4%
Contains more Folate +362.5%

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
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 the food
Protein
8%
Currant
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Currant
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.
Currant Papaya
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Currant 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 cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Currant Papaya Opinion
Calories 56 43 Currant
Protein 1.4 0.47 Currant
Fats 0.2 0.26 Papaya
Vitamin C 41 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 13.8 10.82 Currant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1 0.25 Currant
Calcium 33 20 Currant
Potassium 275 182 Currant
Magnesium 13 21 Papaya
Sugars 7.37 7.82 Currant
Fiber 4.3 1.7 Currant
Copper 0.107 0.045 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.08 Currant
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 44 10 Currant
Sodium 1 8 Currant
Vitamin A 42 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.1 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.023 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.027 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.357 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.191 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.038 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 2.6 Currant
Folate 8 37 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.081 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.058 Currant
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 3.53 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. 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.