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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
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 57% 6% 0% 203% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 28% 0% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Equal in Vitamin C - 66

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 Persimmon
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.47g 0.8g Persimmon
Fats 0.26g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 10.82g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 43kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g g Persimmon
Fiber 1.7g g Papaya
Calcium 20mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.25mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 21mg mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 182mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 8mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.08mg mg Papaya
Copper 0.045mg mg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU IU Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg µg Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.023mg mg Papaya
Vitamin B2 0.027mg mg Papaya
Vitamin B3 0.357mg mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg mg Papaya
Folate 37µg µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.011mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.016mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.025mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.002mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.009mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.01mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.005mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Papaya Persimmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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 food.
Protein
3%
Papaya
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Papaya
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (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?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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 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. 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.