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Papaya vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Papaya and Jalapeño

  • Jalapeño is higher than Papaya in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 64% more than Papaya.
  • Papaya contains 2 times more Sugar than Jalapeño. While Papaya contains 7.82g of Sugar, Jalapeño contains only 4.12g.

Food varieties used in this article are Papayas, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +36.3%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Copper - 0.046
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +36.3%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.25
Equal in Copper - 0.046

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
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Contains more Folate +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Folate +37%
Contains more Vitamin C +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1093.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +611.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 43kcal 29kcal Papaya
Protein 0.47g 0.91g Jalapeño
Fats 0.26g 0.37g Jalapeño
Vitamin C 60.9mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Net carbs 9.12g 3.7g Papaya
Carbs 10.82g 6.5g Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.25mg 0.25mg
Calcium 20mg 12mg Papaya
Potassium 182mg 248mg Jalapeño
Magnesium 21mg 15mg Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 4.12g Jalapeño
Fiber 1.7g 2.8g Jalapeño
Copper 0.045mg 0.046mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.08mg 0.14mg Jalapeño
Starch 0g g Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 26mg Jalapeño
Sodium 8mg 3mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 950IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.3mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.04mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Folate 37µg 27µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.092g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.029g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.112g Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Papaya
Leucine 0.016mg mg Papaya
Lysine 0.025mg mg Papaya
Methionine 0.002mg mg Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Papaya
Valine 0.01mg mg Papaya
Histidine 0.005mg mg Papaya
Fructose 3.73g 2.63g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Jalapeño
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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Papaya
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.