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Papaya vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Papaya and Pomelo

  • Papaya contains less Vitamin A RAE than Pomelo.
  • Pomelo contains 4 times less Magnesium than Papaya. Papaya contains 21mg of Magnesium, while Pomelo contains 6mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Papayas, raw and Pummelo, 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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4
Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.08
Equal in Copper - 0.048
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.08
Equal in Copper - 0.048

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
8
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2
Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +11775%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 61
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.036
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 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +11775%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 61
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.036

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 Pomelo
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 Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 8.62g Papaya
Protein 0.47g 0.76g Pomelo
Fats 0.26g 0.04g Papaya
Carbs 10.82g 9.62g Papaya
Calories 43kcal 38kcal Papaya
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g g Pomelo
Fiber 1.7g 1g Papaya
Calcium 20mg 4mg Papaya
Iron 0.25mg 0.11mg Papaya
Magnesium 21mg 6mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 17mg Pomelo
Potassium 182mg 216mg Pomelo
Sodium 8mg 1mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.08mg 0.08mg
Copper 0.045mg 0.048mg Pomelo
Vitamin A 950IU 8IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU IU Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg µg Papaya
Vitamin C 60.9mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.034mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.027mg
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.22mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.036mg Papaya
Folate 37µg µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Papaya
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g g Pomelo
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 Pomelo
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
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
7
Pomelo

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%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
10%
Pomelo
Fats
1%
Papaya
0%
Pomelo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.