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Nectarine vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Nectarine and Papaya?

  • Papaya is richer than Nectarine in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 62% more.
  • Nectarine has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Papaya. While Nectarine has 1.125mg of Vitamin B3, Papaya has only 0.357mg.

We used Nectarines, raw and Papayas, raw types 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 Iron +12%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Equal in Potassium - 182
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 18% 7% 29% 5% 12% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Equal in Potassium - 182

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 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1027.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Contains more Folate +640%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.191
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 20% 16% 0% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 0% 6% 4%
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 E +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1027.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Contains more Folate +640%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.191

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Papaya Opinion
Calories 44kcal 43kcal Nectarine
Protein 1.06g 0.47g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.26g Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4mg 60.9mg Papaya
Net carbs 8.85g 9.12g Papaya
Carbs 10.55g 10.82g Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.28mg 0.25mg Nectarine
Calcium 6mg 20mg Papaya
Potassium 201mg 182mg Nectarine
Magnesium 9mg 21mg Papaya
Sugar 7.89g 7.82g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 1.7g
Copper 0.086mg 0.045mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.08mg Nectarine
Starch 0.07g 0g Nectarine
Phosphorus 26mg 10mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 8mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 332IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.3mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.023mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.027mg
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.357mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.191mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.038mg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.6µg Papaya
Folate 5µg 37µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.081g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.072g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.058g Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.008mg Papaya
Threonine 0.009mg 0.011mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.009mg 0.008mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg 0.016mg Papaya
Lysine 0.016mg 0.025mg Papaya
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.009mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg 0.01mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg 0.005mg Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g 3.73g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Papaya
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
10
Nectarine
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
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
6%
Nectarine
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Nectarine
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.069999999999999g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.