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Papaya vs Nectarine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Papaya and Nectarine?

  • Papaya is richer than Nectarine in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 62% more.
  • Papaya has 7 times more Folate than Nectarine. While Papaya has 37µg of Folate, Nectarine has only 5µg.

We used Papayas, raw and Nectarines, raw types 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 +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 18% 7% 29% 5% 12% 0%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 C +1027.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Contains more Folate +640%
Contains more Vitamin E +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.185
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 19% 20% 16% 0% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 0% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1027.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52%
Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
Contains more Folate +640%
Contains more Vitamin E +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.185

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Nectarine Opinion
Calories 43kcal 44kcal Nectarine
Protein 0.47g 1.06g Nectarine
Fats 0.26g 0.32g Nectarine
Vitamin C 60.9mg 5.4mg Papaya
Net carbs 9.12g 8.85g Papaya
Carbs 10.82g 10.55g Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.25mg 0.28mg Nectarine
Calcium 20mg 6mg Papaya
Potassium 182mg 201mg Nectarine
Magnesium 21mg 9mg Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 7.89g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 1.7g
Copper 0.045mg 0.086mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.08mg 0.17mg Nectarine
Starch 0g 0.07g Nectarine
Phosphorus 10mg 26mg Nectarine
Sodium 8mg 0mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 950IU 332IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.77mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.034mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.027mg
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 1.125mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.185mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.025mg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 2.2µg Papaya
Folate 37µg 5µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.025g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.088g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.113g Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.005mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg 0.009mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.009mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.016mg 0.014mg Papaya
Lysine 0.025mg 0.016mg Papaya
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.021mg Nectarine
Valine 0.01mg 0.013mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.005mg 0.008mg Nectarine
Fructose 3.73g 1.37g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Papaya Nectarine
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
10
Nectarine
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
10
Nectarine

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
6%
Nectarine
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
11%
Nectarine
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Nectarine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.069999999999999g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
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.
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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.