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Papaya vs Soursop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Papaya and Soursop

  • Papaya has more Vitamin C, and Folate, while Soursop has more Fiber, and Vitamin A.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% higher.
  • Soursop contains 3 times less Folate than Papaya. Papaya contains 37µg of Folate, while Soursop contains 14µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Papaya is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Papayas, raw and Soursop, 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
2
:
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 25% 15% 29% 3% 12% 2%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +47400%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.3%
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 69% 1% 2% 0% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin C +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +47400%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.3%

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 Soursop
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Soursop Opinion
Calories 43kcal 66kcal Soursop
Protein 0.47g 1g Soursop
Fats 0.26g 0.3g Soursop
Vitamin C 60.9mg 20.6mg Papaya
Net carbs 9.12g 13.54g Soursop
Carbs 10.82g 16.84g Soursop
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.25mg 0.6mg Soursop
Calcium 20mg 14mg Papaya
Potassium 182mg 278mg Soursop
Magnesium 21mg 21mg
Sugar 7.82g 13.54g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 3.3g Soursop
Copper 0.045mg 0.086mg Soursop
Zinc 0.08mg 0.1mg Soursop
Starch 0g g Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 27mg Soursop
Sodium 8mg 14mg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU 2IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.08mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.07mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.05mg Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 0.9mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.253mg Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.059mg Soursop
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 0.4µg Papaya
Folate 37µg 14µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.051g Soursop
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.09g Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.069g Soursop
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.011mg Soursop
Threonine 0.011mg mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Papaya
Leucine 0.016mg mg Papaya
Lysine 0.025mg 0.06mg Soursop
Methionine 0.002mg 0.007mg Soursop
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Papaya
Valine 0.01mg mg Papaya
Histidine 0.005mg mg Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Papaya Soursop
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
13
Soursop
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
14
Soursop

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
6%
Soursop
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
17%
Soursop
Fats
1%
Papaya
1%
Soursop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.