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Papaya vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Papaya and Persimmon

  • Papaya contains less Iron and Vitamin C than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Iron is 28% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Papayas, raw and Persimmons, native, 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
Papaya
3
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Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%

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
10
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Equal in Vitamin C - 66
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 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Equal in Vitamin C - 66

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Papaya
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
18
Persimmon

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 the food
Protein
3%
Papaya
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Papaya
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Papaya Persimmon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Persimmon
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 contains less Sugars?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sugars (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Papaya Persimmon Opinion
Calories 43 127 Persimmon
Protein 0.47 0.8 Persimmon
Fats 0.26 0.4 Persimmon
Vitamin C 60.9 66 Persimmon
Carbs 10.82 33.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Papaya
Iron 0.25 2.5 Persimmon
Calcium 20 27 Persimmon
Potassium 182 310 Persimmon
Magnesium 21 Papaya
Sugars 7.82 Persimmon
Fiber 1.7 Papaya
Copper 0.045 Papaya
Zinc 0.08 Papaya
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 10 26 Persimmon
Sodium 8 1 Persimmon
Vitamin A 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023 Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.027 Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.357 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038 Papaya
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 Papaya
Folate 37 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.011 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.008 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.016 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.025 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.002 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.009 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.01 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.005 0.016 Persimmon
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 of 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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.