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Papaya vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Papaya and Purple mangosteen

  • Purple mangosteen has less Vitamin C and Vitamin A than Papaya.
  • Papaya covers your daily need of Vitamin C 64% more than Purple mangosteen.
  • Papaya has 24 times more Vitamin A than Purple mangosteen. While Papaya has 47µg of Vitamin A, Purple mangosteen has only 2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Papayas, raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack.

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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
4
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Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +279.2%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +279.2%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin A +2614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.1%
Contains more Folate +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
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 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
Contains more Vitamin A +2614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +496.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.1%
Contains more Folate +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%

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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
1%
Papaya
3%
Purple mangosteen

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 Purple mangosteen
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?

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is better in case of low diet
Papaya Purple mangosteen
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?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen contains less Sugars (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $4.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Purple mangosteen Opinion
Calories 43 73 Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.47 0.41 Papaya
Fats 0.26 0.58 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 60.9 2.9 Papaya
Carbs 10.82 17.91 Purple mangosteen
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.3 Purple mangosteen
Calcium 20 12 Papaya
Potassium 182 48 Papaya
Magnesium 21 13 Papaya
Sugars 7.82 Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.7 1.8 Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.045 0.069 Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.08 0.21 Purple mangosteen
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 10 8 Papaya
Sodium 8 7 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 950 35 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.357 0.286 Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191 0.032 Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038 0.018 Papaya
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 Papaya
Folate 37 31 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.081 Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058 Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008 Papaya
Threonine 0.011 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.025 Papaya
Methionine 0.002 Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.01 Papaya
Histidine 0.005 Papaya
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 seperately 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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.