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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 RAE, 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" charts 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 more Manganese +300%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50% 21% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15% 6% 4%
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 more Manganese +300%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Selenium +500%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Parsley
11
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0
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 Choline +109.8%
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 Choline Vitamin K 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 7% 4100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 57% 6% 0% 203% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 28% 0% 4% 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 Choline +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +62976.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Papaya
Contains more Protein +531.9%
Contains more Fats +203.8%
Contains more Other +464.1%
Contains more Carbs +70.9%
Equal in Water - 88.06
3% 6% 88% 2%
Protein: 2.97 g
Fats: 0.79 g
Carbs: 6.33 g
Water: 87.71 g
Other: 2.2 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.47 g
Fats: 0.26 g
Carbs: 10.82 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +531.9%
Contains more Fats +203.8%
Contains more Other +464.1%
Contains more Carbs +70.9%
Equal in Water - 88.06

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Papaya
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +309.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.6%
24% 54% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.132 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.124 g
38% 34% 27%
Saturated Fat: 0.081 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.072 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.058 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +309.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Fructose 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
Manganese 0.16mg 0.04mg Parsley
Selenium 0.1µg 0.6µg Papaya
Vitamin A 8424IU 950IU Parsley
Vitamin A RAE 421µg 47µg Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.3mg Parsley
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
Choline 12.8mg 6.1mg Parsley
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
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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ok
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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
408%
Parsley
26%
Papaya
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Parsley
8%
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 - 6)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.