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Papaya vs. Peach — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Papaya and Peach

  • Peach has less Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 60% more.
  • Papaya has 9 times more Folate than Peach. Papaya has 37µg of Folate, while Peach has 4µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Papayas, raw and Peaches, yellow, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Papaya
3
:
6
Peach
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +51.1%
Contains more Manganese +52.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 190
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15% 6% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 10% 7% 9% 17% 0% 5% 23% 8% 1%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +51.1%
Contains more Manganese +52.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Potassium - 190

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Papaya
5
:
4
Peach
Contains more Vitamin A +191.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +822.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52%
Contains more Folate +825%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.024
Equal in Choline - 6.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 57% 6% 0% 203% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 28% 0% 4% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 20% 15% 0% 22% 6% 8% 16% 10% 6% 3% 0% 4% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +191.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +822.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52%
Contains more Folate +825%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.024
Equal in Choline - 6.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Papaya
2
:
3
Peach
Contains more Carbs +13.4%
Contains more Protein +93.6%
Contains more Other +10.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.25
Equal in Water - 88.87
11% 88%
Protein: 0.47 g
Fats: 0.26 g
Carbs: 10.82 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.39 g
10% 89%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.25 g
Carbs: 9.54 g
Water: 88.87 g
Other: 0.43 g
Contains more Carbs +13.4%
Contains more Protein +93.6%
Contains more Other +10.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.25
Equal in Water - 88.87

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Papaya
1
:
2
Peach
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.067
38% 34% 27%
Saturated Fat: 0.081 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.072 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.058 g
11% 39% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.067 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.086 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.067

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Papaya
2
:
3
Peach
Contains more Glucose +109.7%
Contains more Fructose +143.8%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
52% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 4.09 g
Fructose: 3.73 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
57% 23% 18%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 4.76 g
Glucose: 1.95 g
Fructose: 1.53 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.08 g
Galactose: 0.06 g
Contains more Glucose +109.7%
Contains more Fructose +143.8%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Papaya Peach
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Peach Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 8.04g Papaya
Protein 0.47g 0.91g Peach
Fats 0.26g 0.25g Papaya
Carbs 10.82g 9.54g Papaya
Calories 43kcal 39kcal Papaya
Fructose 3.73g 1.53g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 8.39g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 1.5g Papaya
Calcium 20mg 6mg Papaya
Iron 0.25mg 0.25mg
Magnesium 21mg 9mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 20mg Peach
Potassium 182mg 190mg Peach
Sodium 8mg 0mg Peach
Zinc 0.08mg 0.17mg Peach
Copper 0.045mg 0.068mg Peach
Manganese 0.04mg 0.061mg Peach
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU 326IU Papaya
Vitamin A RAE 47µg 16µg Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.73mg Peach
Vitamin C 60.9mg 6.6mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.024mg Peach
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.031mg Peach
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.806mg Peach
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.153mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.025mg Papaya
Folate 37µg 4µg Papaya
Choline 6.1mg 6.1mg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 2.6µg
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.01mg Peach
Threonine 0.011mg 0.016mg Peach
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.017mg Peach
Leucine 0.016mg 0.027mg Peach
Lysine 0.025mg 0.03mg Peach
Methionine 0.002mg 0.01mg Peach
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.019mg Peach
Valine 0.01mg 0.022mg Peach
Histidine 0.005mg 0.013mg Peach
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.019g Peach
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.067g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.086g Peach

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Peach
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Papaya
9%
Peach
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Papaya
8%
Peach

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peach
Peach contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peach
Peach is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Papaya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169926/nutrients
  2. Peach - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169928/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.