Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Papaya vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Papaya and Bell pepper different?

  • Papaya is higher in Folate, however Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 22% higher.
  • Papaya contains 4 times more Folate than Bell pepper. While Papaya contains 37µg of Folate, Bell pepper contains only 10µg.
  • Bell pepper has less Sugar.

Papayas, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw are the varieties used in this article.

Infographic

Papaya vs Bell pepper infographic
Copy infographic link

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
Papaya
3
:
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Potassium - 175
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Potassium - 175

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
Papaya
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Folate +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +32%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.9%
Contains more Folate +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +32%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +489.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028

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
Papaya
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
9
Bell pepper

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
3%
Papaya
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Bell pepper

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 43 20 Papaya
Protein 0.47 0.86 Bell pepper
Fats 0.26 0.17 Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9 80.4 Bell pepper
Carbs 10.82 4.64 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.34 Bell pepper
Calcium 20 10 Papaya
Potassium 182 175 Papaya
Magnesium 21 10 Papaya
Sugar 7.82 2.4 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7 1.7
Copper 0.045 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.08 0.13 Bell pepper
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 10 20 Bell pepper
Sodium 8 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 950 370 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.028 Bell pepper
Vitamin B3 0.357 0.48 Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.191 0.099 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 7.4 Bell pepper
Folate 37 10 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 0.058 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 0.008 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 0.062 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.008 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.011 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.008 0.024 Bell pepper
Leucine 0.016 0.036 Bell pepper
Lysine 0.025 0.039 Bell pepper
Methionine 0.002 0.007 Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.01 0.036 Bell pepper
Histidine 0.005 0.01 Bell pepper
Fructose 3.73 1.12 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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Papaya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169926/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.