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Jackfruit vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Jackfruit and Papaya

  • Jackfruit has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however Papaya is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Papaya covers your daily Vitamin C needs 52% more than Jackfruit.
  • Papaya has 9 times less Vitamin B6 than Jackfruit. Jackfruit has 0.329mg of Vitamin B6, while Papaya has 0.038mg.
  • Papaya contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Jackfruit, 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
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +68.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 9% 21% 9% 40% 1% 4% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +68.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.25

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 E +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +763.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +344.5%
Contains more Folate +54.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 7% 0% 46% 27% 13% 18% 15% 76% 18% 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 E +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +763.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +344.5%
Contains more Folate +54.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jackfruit Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 21.75g 9.12g Jackfruit
Protein 1.72g 0.47g Jackfruit
Fats 0.64g 0.26g Jackfruit
Carbs 23.25g 10.82g Jackfruit
Calories 95kcal 43kcal Jackfruit
Starch 1.47g 0g Jackfruit
Fructose 9.19g 3.73g Jackfruit
Sugar 19.08g 7.82g Papaya
Fiber 1.5g 1.7g Papaya
Calcium 24mg 20mg Jackfruit
Iron 0.23mg 0.25mg Papaya
Magnesium 29mg 21mg Jackfruit
Phosphorus 21mg 10mg Jackfruit
Potassium 448mg 182mg Jackfruit
Sodium 2mg 8mg Jackfruit
Zinc 0.13mg 0.08mg Jackfruit
Copper 0.076mg 0.045mg Jackfruit
Vitamin A 110IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.34mg 0.3mg Jackfruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Papaya
Vitamin D µg 0µg Papaya
Vitamin C 13.7mg 60.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.105mg 0.023mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.027mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B3 0.92mg 0.357mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B5 0.235mg 0.191mg Jackfruit
Vitamin B6 0.329mg 0.038mg Jackfruit
Folate 24µg 37µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.034mg 0.008mg Jackfruit
Threonine 0.086mg 0.011mg Jackfruit
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.008mg Jackfruit
Leucine 0.103mg 0.016mg Jackfruit
Lysine 0.069mg 0.025mg Jackfruit
Methionine 0.034mg 0.002mg Jackfruit
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.009mg Jackfruit
Valine 0.086mg 0.01mg Jackfruit
Histidine 0.034mg 0.005mg Jackfruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.195g 0.081g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.072g Jackfruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.058g Jackfruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jackfruit 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
19
Jackfruit
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
14
Jackfruit
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
10%
Jackfruit
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
23%
Jackfruit
11%
Papaya
Fats
3%
Jackfruit
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.114g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jackfruit
Jackfruit 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. Jackfruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174687/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.