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Papaya vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Papaya and Kumquat

  • Papaya is higher in Vitamin C, yet Kumquat is higher in Fiber, Iron, and Copper.
  • Kumquat covers your daily Fiber needs 19% more than Papaya.
  • Papaya contains 2 times more Folate than Kumquat. While Papaya contains 37µg of Folate, Kumquat contains only 17µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Papayas, raw and Kumquats, 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
2
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Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Calcium +210%
Contains more Iron +244%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Potassium - 186
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Calcium +210%
Contains more Iron +244%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Potassium - 186

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 E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.7%
Contains more Folate +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.208
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.036
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% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +227.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.7%
Contains more Folate +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.208
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.036

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 9.4g Kumquat
Protein 0.47g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.26g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 10.82g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 43kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 9.36g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 20mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.25mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 21mg 20mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 19mg Kumquat
Potassium 182mg 186mg Kumquat
Sodium 8mg 10mg Papaya
Zinc 0.08mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.045mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 950IU 290IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.15mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 60.9mg 43.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.037mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.036mg Papaya
Folate 37µg 17µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.103g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Papaya Kumquat
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
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
16
Kumquat

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
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
16%
Kumquat
Fats
1%
Papaya
4%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat 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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.