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Papaya vs Passion fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Papaya and Passion fruit?

  • Papaya is higher in Vitamin C, and Folate, yet Passion fruit is higher in Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Passion fruit's daily need coverage for Fiber is 35% more.
  • Papaya has 3 times more Folate than Passion fruit. While Papaya has 37µg of Folate, Passion fruit has only 14µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Papaya is lower.

We used Papayas, raw and Passion-fruit, (granadilla), purple, 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 +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +540%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +580%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 4% 31% 21% 29% 3% 30% 4%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +540%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +580%

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 +103%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +381.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
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 100% 77% 1% 0% 0% 30% 29% 0% 24% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +103%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +271.4%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +381.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +320.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%

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
23
Passion fruit
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
22
Passion fruit

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
13%
Passion fruit
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
23%
Passion fruit
Fats
1%
Papaya
3%
Passion fruit

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Papaya Passion fruit
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Passion fruit
Passion fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Passion fruit Opinion
Calories 43 97 Passion fruit
Protein 0.47 2.2 Passion fruit
Fats 0.26 0.7 Passion fruit
Vitamin C 60.9 30 Papaya
Carbs 10.82 23.38 Passion fruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 1.6 Passion fruit
Calcium 20 12 Papaya
Potassium 182 348 Passion fruit
Magnesium 21 29 Passion fruit
Sugar 7.82 11.2 Papaya
Fiber 1.7 10.4 Passion fruit
Copper 0.045 0.086 Passion fruit
Zinc 0.08 0.1 Passion fruit
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 10 68 Passion fruit
Sodium 8 28 Papaya
Vitamin A 950 1272 Passion fruit
Vitamin E 0.3 0.02 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0 Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.13 Passion fruit
Vitamin B3 0.357 1.5 Passion fruit
Vitamin B5 0.191 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038 0.1 Passion fruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 0.7 Papaya
Folate 37 14 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 0.059 Passion fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 0.086 Passion fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 0.411 Passion fruit
Tryptophan 0.008 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.025 Papaya
Methionine 0.002 Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.01 Papaya
Histidine 0.005 Papaya
Fructose 3.73 Papaya

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. Passion fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169108/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.