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Papaya vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Papaya and Clementine different?

  • Papaya is higher in Vitamin C, however Clementine is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Papaya is 13% higher.
  • Papaya contains 2 times more Magnesium than Clementine. While Papaya contains 21mg of Magnesium, Clementine contains only 10mg.

Papayas, raw and Clementines, raw are the varieties 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
Papaya
5
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Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Potassium - 177
Equal in Copper - 0.043
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Potassium - 177
Equal in Copper - 0.043

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.4%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.4%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Papaya
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
8
Clementine

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 the food
Protein
3%
Papaya
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
12%
Clementine
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Papaya Clementine
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sugars (difference - 1.36g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Papaya Clementine Opinion
Calories 43 47 Clementine
Protein 0.47 0.85 Clementine
Fats 0.26 0.15 Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9 48.8 Papaya
Carbs 10.82 12.02 Clementine
Cholesterol 0 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.14 Papaya
Calcium 20 30 Clementine
Potassium 182 177 Papaya
Magnesium 21 10 Papaya
Sugars 7.82 9.18 Papaya
Fiber 1.7 1.7
Copper 0.045 0.043 Papaya
Zinc 0.08 0.06 Papaya
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 10 21 Clementine
Sodium 8 1 Clementine
Vitamin A 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 0.2 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.086 Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.03 Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.357 0.636 Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.191 0.151 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038 0.075 Clementine
Vitamin B12 0 Papaya
Vitamin K 2.6 0 Papaya
Folate 37 24 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.025 Papaya
Methionine 0.002 Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.01 Papaya
Histidine 0.005 Papaya
Fructose 3.73 1.64 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 of 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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.