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Papaya vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Papaya and Lime

  • Papaya is higher than Lime in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Papaya covers your daily Vitamin C needs 35% more than Lime.
  • Papaya contains 5 times more Sugar than Lime. While Papaya contains 7.82g of Sugar, Lime contains only 1.69g.

Food varieties used in this article are Papayas, raw and Limes, 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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6
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +44.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Contains more Calcium +65%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +44.4%

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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3
Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +1800%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.5%
Contains more Folate +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
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 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1800%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.5%
Contains more Folate +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Lime Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 7.74g Papaya
Protein 0.47g 0.7g Lime
Fats 0.26g 0.2g Papaya
Carbs 10.82g 10.54g Papaya
Calories 43kcal 30kcal Papaya
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 1.7g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 20mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.25mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 21mg 6mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 18mg Lime
Potassium 182mg 102mg Papaya
Sodium 8mg 2mg Lime
Zinc 0.08mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.045mg 0.065mg Lime
Vitamin A 950IU 50IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.22mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 60.9mg 29.1mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.02mg Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.2mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.043mg Lime
Folate 37µg 8µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0.6µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.003mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Papaya
Leucine 0.016mg mg Papaya
Lysine 0.025mg 0.014mg Papaya
Methionine 0.002mg 0.002mg
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 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.019g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.055g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Papaya Lime
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
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
10
Lime

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%
Lime
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.