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Papaya vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Papaya and Feijoa

  • Papaya has more Vitamin C, however Feijoa is richer in Fiber, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Papaya covers your daily Vitamin C needs 31% more than Feijoa.
  • Feijoa has 2 times less Magnesium than Papaya. Papaya has 21mg of Magnesium, while Feijoa has 9mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Papayas, raw and Feijoa, 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
Papaya
6
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2
Feijoa
Contains more Calcium +17.6%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Potassium - 172
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Calcium +17.6%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Potassium - 172

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
8
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3
Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +15733.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Folate +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +34.6%
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +15733.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Folate +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +34.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 8.81g Papaya
Protein 0.47g 0.71g Feijoa
Fats 0.26g 0.42g Feijoa
Carbs 10.82g 15.21g Feijoa
Calories 43kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 3.73g 2.95g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 8.2g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 20mg 17mg Papaya
Iron 0.25mg 0.14mg Papaya
Magnesium 21mg 9mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 19mg Feijoa
Potassium 182mg 172mg Papaya
Sodium 8mg 3mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.08mg 0.06mg Papaya
Copper 0.045mg 0.036mg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU 6IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.16mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU IU Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg µg Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9mg 32.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.006mg Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.018mg Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.295mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate 37µg 23µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.007mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.016mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.025mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.002mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine 0.01mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.005mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.104g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.056g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Papaya Feijoa
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
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
15%
Feijoa
Fats
1%
Papaya
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.38g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.