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Durian vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Durian and Papaya different?

  • Durian is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Fiber, and Potassium, while Papaya is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Papaya covers your daily need of Vitamin C 46% more than Durian.
  • Durian contains 16 times more Vitamin B1 than Papaya. Durian contains 0.374mg of Vitamin B1, while Papaya contains 0.023mg.

Durian, raw or frozen and Papayas, raw types were 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
Durian
7
:
1
Papaya
Contains more Iron +72%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +139.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +360%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 22% 17% 39% 1% 8% 69%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Iron +72%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +290%
Contains more Potassium +139.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +360%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%

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
Durian
5
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6
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1526.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +731.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2059.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +209.1%
Equal in Folate - 37
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 66% 94% 47% 21% 14% 73% 27% 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 B1 +1526.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +731.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2059.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +209.1%
Equal in Folate - 37

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.
Durian 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 Durian Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 23.29g 9.12g Durian
Protein 1.47g 0.47g Durian
Fats 5.33g 0.26g Durian
Carbs 27.09g 10.82g Durian
Calories 147kcal 43kcal Durian
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar g 7.82g Durian
Fiber 3.8g 1.7g Durian
Calcium 6mg 20mg Papaya
Iron 0.43mg 0.25mg Durian
Magnesium 30mg 21mg Durian
Phosphorus 39mg 10mg Durian
Potassium 436mg 182mg Durian
Sodium 2mg 8mg Durian
Zinc 0.28mg 0.08mg Durian
Copper 0.207mg 0.045mg Durian
Vitamin A 44IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D IU 0IU Papaya
Vitamin D µg 0µg Papaya
Vitamin C 19.7mg 60.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.374mg 0.023mg Durian
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.027mg Durian
Vitamin B3 1.074mg 0.357mg Durian
Vitamin B5 0.23mg 0.191mg Durian
Vitamin B6 0.316mg 0.038mg Durian
Folate 36µg 37µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
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 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.081g Durian
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
Durian 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
28
Durian
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
21
Durian
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
9%
Durian
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
27%
Durian
11%
Papaya
Fats
25%
Durian
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Durian
Durian is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Durian
Durian contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Durian
Durian is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Durian
Durian is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Durian
Durian 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. Durian - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168192/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.