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Papaya vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Papaya and Thyme

  • Thyme is higher than Papaya in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A.
  • Thyme covers your daily Iron needs 215% more than Papaya.

Food varieties used in this article are Papayas, raw and Thyme, fresh.

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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
1
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7
Thyme
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Calcium +1925%
Contains more Potassium +234.6%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Copper +1133.3%
Contains more Zinc +2162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +960%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Calcium +1925%
Contains more Potassium +234.6%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Copper +1133.3%
Contains more Zinc +2162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +960%

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
2
:
8
Thyme
Contains more Vitamin C +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +400.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1644.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +815.8%
Contains more Folate +21.6%
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 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +400.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1644.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +815.8%
Contains more Folate +21.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Papaya Thyme Opinion
Calories 43kcal 101kcal Thyme
Protein 0.47g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0.26g 1.68g Thyme
Vitamin C 60.9mg 160.1mg Thyme
Net carbs 9.12g 10.45g Thyme
Carbs 10.82g 24.45g Thyme
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.25mg 17.45mg Thyme
Calcium 20mg 405mg Thyme
Potassium 182mg 609mg Thyme
Magnesium 21mg 160mg Thyme
Sugar 7.82g g Thyme
Fiber 1.7g 14g Thyme
Copper 0.045mg 0.555mg Thyme
Zinc 0.08mg 1.81mg Thyme
Starch 0g g Papaya
Phosphorus 10mg 106mg Thyme
Sodium 8mg 9mg Papaya
Vitamin A 950IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 0.357mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.191mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.038mg 0.348mg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Papaya
Folate 37µg 45µg Thyme
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.081g 0.467g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g 0.081g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g 0.532g Thyme
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine 0.011mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine 0.016mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine 0.025mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine 0.002mg mg Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Papaya
Valine 0.01mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine 0.005mg mg Papaya
Fructose 3.73g g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Papaya Thyme
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
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
9
Papaya
153
Thyme

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
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
11%
Papaya
24%
Thyme
Fats
1%
Papaya
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.386g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.