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Papaya vs. Blueberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Papaya and Blueberry?

  • Papaya is richer in Vitamin C, and Folate, yet Blueberry is richer in Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 57% higher.
  • Papaya has 6 times more Folate than Blueberry. Papaya has 37µg of Folate, while Blueberry has 6µg.
  • Papaya contains less Sugar.

We used Papayas, raw and Blueberries, raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Potassium +136.4%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Manganese +740%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15% 6% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Potassium +136.4%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Manganese +740%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Papaya
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +1659.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +527.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +642.3%
Equal in Choline - 6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 57% 6% 0% 203% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 28% 0% 4% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 49%
Contains more Vitamin A +1659.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +527.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +642.3%
Equal in Choline - 6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +69.6%
Contains more Protein +57.4%
Contains more Fats +26.9%
Contains more Carbs +33.9%
Equal in Water - 84.21
11% 88%
Protein: 0.47 g
Fats: 0.26 g
Carbs: 10.82 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.39 g
14% 84%
Protein: 0.74 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 14.49 g
Water: 84.21 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Other +69.6%
Contains more Protein +57.4%
Contains more Fats +26.9%
Contains more Carbs +33.9%
Equal in Water - 84.21

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +151.7%
38% 34% 27%
Saturated Fat: 0.081 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.072 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.058 g
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.146 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +53.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +151.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +19.3%
Contains more Fructose +33.2%
52% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 4.09 g
Fructose: 3.73 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
49% 50%
Starch: 0.03 g
Sucrose: 0.11 g
Glucose: 4.88 g
Fructose: 4.97 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +19.3%
Contains more Fructose +33.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Papaya Blueberry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 12.09g Blueberry
Protein 0.47g 0.74g Blueberry
Fats 0.26g 0.33g Blueberry
Carbs 10.82g 14.49g Blueberry
Calories 43kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Starch 0g 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 3.73g 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 7.82g 9.96g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 2.4g Blueberry
Calcium 20mg 6mg Papaya
Iron 0.25mg 0.28mg Blueberry
Magnesium 21mg 6mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 12mg Blueberry
Potassium 182mg 77mg Papaya
Sodium 8mg 1mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.08mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.045mg 0.057mg Blueberry
Manganese 0.04mg 0.336mg Blueberry
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU 54IU Papaya
Vitamin A RAE 47µg 3µg Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin C 60.9mg 9.7mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.418mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.124mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.052mg Blueberry
Folate 37µg 6µg Papaya
Choline 6.1mg 6mg Papaya
Vitamin K 2.6µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.003mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.016mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.025mg 0.013mg Papaya
Methionine 0.002mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine 0.01mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.005mg 0.011mg Blueberry
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.028g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.047g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Blueberry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Papaya
11%
Blueberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Papaya
10%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.14g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Papaya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169926/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.