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Papaya vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Papaya and Fruit salad different?

  • Papaya has more Vitamin C, and Folate than Fruit salad.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Papaya is 64% higher.
  • Papaya contains 12 times more Folate than Fruit salad. While Papaya contains 37µg of Folate, Fruit salad contains only 3µg.

Papayas, raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids 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 Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 11% 6% 17% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.25

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +1745.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.7%
Contains more Folate +1133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356
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 11% 36% 0% 0% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1745.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.7%
Contains more Folate +1133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 43kcal 50kcal Fruit salad
Protein 0.47g 0.51g Fruit salad
Fats 0.26g 0.03g Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9mg 3.3mg Papaya
Net carbs 9.12g 12.05g Fruit salad
Carbs 10.82g 13.05g Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.25mg 0.25mg
Calcium 20mg 11mg Papaya
Potassium 182mg 116mg Papaya
Magnesium 21mg 8mg Papaya
Sugar 7.82g g Fruit salad
Fiber 1.7g 1g Papaya
Copper 0.045mg 0.05mg Fruit salad
Zinc 0.08mg 0.14mg Fruit salad
Starch 0g g Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 14mg Fruit salad
Sodium 8mg 5mg Fruit salad
Vitamin A 950IU 600IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.011mg Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.014mg Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.356mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.053mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.027mg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Papaya
Folate 37µg 3µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.005g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.011g 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
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Fruit salad
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
7
Fruit salad

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Papaya
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad 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.

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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.