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Papaya vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Papaya and Cayenne pepper?

  • Cayenne pepper is richer than Papaya in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 226% more.

We used Papayas, raw and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne types in this article.

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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 less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Calcium +640%
Contains more Iron +3020%
Contains more Magnesium +623.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +2830%
Contains more Potassium +1006.6%
Contains more Zinc +3000%
Contains more Copper +728.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Calcium +640%
Contains more Iron +3020%
Contains more Magnesium +623.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +2830%
Contains more Potassium +1006.6%
Contains more Zinc +3000%
Contains more Copper +728.9%

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 +4280%
Contains more Vitamin E +9843.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3303.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2337.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6347.4%
Contains more Folate +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2988.5%
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 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin A +4280%
Contains more Vitamin E +9843.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3303.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2337.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6347.4%
Contains more Folate +186.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2988.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 0.47g 12.01g Cayenne pepper
Fats 0.26g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 10.82g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 43kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch 0g g Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g 10.34g Papaya
Fiber 1.7g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 20mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 0.25mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 21mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 10mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 182mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 8mg 30mg Papaya
Zinc 0.08mg 2.48mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.045mg 0.373mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 950IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.3mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 60.9mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.191mg mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 37µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
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 g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.081g 3.26g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Papaya Cayenne pepper
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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
118
Cayenne pepper

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
1%
Papaya
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.179g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.