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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
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
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
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 E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Folate +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Folate +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.4%

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 Clementine
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 10.32g Clementine
Protein 0.47g 0.85g Clementine
Fats 0.26g 0.15g Papaya
Carbs 10.82g 12.02g Clementine
Calories 43kcal 47kcal Clementine
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 3.73g 1.64g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 9.18g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 1.7g
Calcium 20mg 30mg Clementine
Iron 0.25mg 0.14mg Papaya
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 21mg Clementine
Potassium 182mg 177mg Papaya
Sodium 8mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.08mg 0.06mg Papaya
Copper 0.045mg 0.043mg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.2mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 60.9mg 48.8mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.03mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.151mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.075mg Clementine
Folate 37µg 24µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Papaya
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Papaya
Leucine 0.016mg mg Papaya
Lysine 0.025mg mg Papaya
Methionine 0.002mg mg Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Papaya
Valine 0.01mg mg Papaya
Histidine 0.005mg mg Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Clementine
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
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 food.
Protein
3%
Papaya
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
12%
Clementine
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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 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. 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.