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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 than Papaya.
  • Papaya covers your daily need of Vitamin C 64% more than Purple mangosteen.
  • Papaya has 4 times more Potassium than Purple mangosteen. While Papaya has 182mg of Potassium, Purple mangosteen has only 48mg.

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

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 Vitamin A +2614.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
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 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 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2614.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2000%
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%

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 Purple mangosteen
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 Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 16.11g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.47g 0.41g Papaya
Fats 0.26g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 10.82g 17.91g Purple mangosteen
Calories 43kcal 73kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.7g 1.8g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 20mg 12mg Papaya
Iron 0.25mg 0.3mg Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 21mg 13mg Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 8mg Papaya
Potassium 182mg 48mg Papaya
Sodium 8mg 7mg Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.08mg 0.21mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.045mg 0.069mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 950IU 35IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 60.9mg 2.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.286mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.032mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.018mg Papaya
Folate 37µg 31µg 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 Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Papaya Purple mangosteen
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
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 food.
Protein
3%
Papaya
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
1%
Papaya
3%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (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 - 1)
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?
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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. 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.