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Papaya vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Papaya and Gooseberry

  • Papaya has more Vitamin C, and Folate, however Gooseberry is higher in Fiber.
  • Papaya covers your daily need of Vitamin C 37% more than Gooseberry.
  • Papaya has 6 times more Folate than Gooseberry. While Papaya has 37µg of Folate, Gooseberry has only 6µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Papayas, raw and Gooseberries, 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 +110%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Equal in Potassium - 198
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Equal in Potassium - 198

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +227.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.5%
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 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +227.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Folate +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 5.88g Papaya
Protein 0.47g 0.88g Gooseberry
Fats 0.26g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.82g 10.18g Papaya
Calories 43kcal 44kcal Gooseberry
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g g Gooseberry
Fiber 1.7g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 20mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.25mg 0.31mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 182mg 198mg Gooseberry
Sodium 8mg 1mg Gooseberry
Zinc 0.08mg 0.12mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.045mg 0.07mg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 950IU 290IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg µg Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9mg 27.7mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.03mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.08mg Gooseberry
Folate 37µg 6µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg 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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.038g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.051g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Papaya Gooseberry
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
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
10
Gooseberry

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%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
1%
Papaya
3%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.