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Parsley vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Parsley and Papaya

  • Papaya has less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, Folate, Calcium, Copper, Potassium, Zinc, and Magnesium than Parsley.
  • Parsley covers your daily need of Vitamin K 1365% more than Papaya.
  • Parsley has 25 times more Iron than Papaya. While Parsley has 6.2mg of Iron, Papaya has only 0.25mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Parsley, fresh and Papayas, 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
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Papaya
Contains more Calcium +590%
Contains more Iron +2380%
Contains more Magnesium +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +480%
Contains more Potassium +204.4%
Contains more Zinc +1237.5%
Contains more Copper +231.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Calcium +590%
Contains more Iron +2380%
Contains more Magnesium +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +480%
Contains more Potassium +204.4%
Contains more Zinc +1237.5%
Contains more Copper +231.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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
Parsley
10
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Papaya
Contains more Vitamin A +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +118.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.8%
Contains more Folate +310.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +62976.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 4100%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +118.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.8%
Contains more Folate +310.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +62976.9%

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.
Parsley Papaya
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 Parsley Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 9.12g Papaya
Protein 2.97g 0.47g Parsley
Fats 0.79g 0.26g Parsley
Carbs 6.33g 10.82g Papaya
Calories 36kcal 43kcal Papaya
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar 0.85g 7.82g Parsley
Fiber 3.3g 1.7g Parsley
Calcium 138mg 20mg Parsley
Iron 6.2mg 0.25mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 21mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 10mg Parsley
Potassium 554mg 182mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 8mg Papaya
Zinc 1.07mg 0.08mg Parsley
Copper 0.149mg 0.045mg Parsley
Vitamin A 8424IU 950IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.3mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 133mg 60.9mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.023mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.027mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 0.357mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.191mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.038mg Parsley
Folate 152µg 37µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg 2.6µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045mg 0.008mg Parsley
Threonine 0.122mg 0.011mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118mg 0.008mg Parsley
Leucine 0.204mg 0.016mg Parsley
Lysine 0.181mg 0.025mg Parsley
Methionine 0.042mg 0.002mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145mg 0.009mg Parsley
Valine 0.172mg 0.01mg Parsley
Histidine 0.061mg 0.005mg Parsley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.132g 0.081g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.072g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.058g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsley Papaya
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
441
Parsley
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
9
Papaya

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
18%
Parsley
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
11%
Papaya
Fats
4%
Parsley
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/nutrients
  2. Papaya - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169926/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.