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Papaya vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Papaya and Custard apple

  • Papaya has more Vitamin C, however Custard apple has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 46% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Papayas, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), raw.

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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 Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +184%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
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% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +184%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +109.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 A +2778.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +481.6%
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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2778.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +217.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +481.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 0.47g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.26g 0.6g Custard apple
Carbs 10.82g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 43kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g g Custard apple
Fiber 1.7g 2.4g Custard apple
Calcium 20mg 30mg Custard apple
Iron 0.25mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 21mg 18mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 21mg Custard apple
Potassium 182mg 382mg Custard apple
Sodium 8mg 4mg Custard apple
Zinc 0.08mg mg Papaya
Copper 0.045mg mg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU 33IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU IU Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg µg Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9mg 19.2mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.5mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.135mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Folate 37µg µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.007mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Papaya
Leucine 0.016mg mg Papaya
Lysine 0.025mg 0.037mg Custard apple
Methionine 0.002mg 0.004mg Custard apple
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Papaya
Valine 0.01mg mg Papaya
Histidine 0.005mg mg Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.231g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Papaya Custard apple
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
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
11
Custard apple

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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
25%
Custard apple
Fats
1%
Papaya
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Custard apple
Custard apple contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Papaya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169926/nutrients
  2. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.