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Papaya vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Papaya and Longan different?

  • Longan is higher than Papaya in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan covers your daily need of Vitamin C 26% more than Papaya.
  • Papaya contains 2 times more Magnesium than Longan. Papaya contains 21mg of Magnesium, while Longan contains 10mg.

Papayas, raw and Longans, raw types were 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
Papaya
4
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4
Longan
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +275.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +275.6%

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
Longan
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.5%

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 Longan
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 Longan Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 14.04g Longan
Protein 0.47g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.26g 0.1g Papaya
Carbs 10.82g 15.14g Longan
Calories 43kcal 60kcal Longan
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g g Longan
Fiber 1.7g 1.1g Papaya
Calcium 20mg 1mg Papaya
Iron 0.25mg 0.13mg Papaya
Magnesium 21mg 10mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 21mg Longan
Potassium 182mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 8mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.08mg 0.05mg Papaya
Copper 0.045mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 950IU IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU IU Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg µg Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg mg Papaya
Folate 37µg µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.016mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.025mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.002mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.01mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.005mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Papaya Longan
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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
13
Longan

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
15%
Longan
Fats
1%
Papaya
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.