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Chili pepper vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chili pepper and Papaya

  • Chili pepper is higher than Papaya in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin K, Copper, Manganese and Vitamin B3.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 92% more than Papaya.
  • Chili pepper contains 13 times more Vitamin B6 than Papaya. While Chili pepper contains 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, Papaya contains only 0.038mg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Chili pepper is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw 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 Iron +312%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Contains more Zinc +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +330%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +312%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Contains more Zinc +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +330%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
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
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Papaya
Contains more Vitamin C +136%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1231.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +438.5%
Contains more Folate +60.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 950
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.191
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +136%
Contains more Vitamin E +130%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1231.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +438.5%
Contains more Folate +60.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 950
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.191

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Chili pepper
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chili pepper Papaya
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Papaya
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 2.52g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chili pepper Papaya Opinion
Calories 40 43 Papaya
Protein 1.87 0.47 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.26 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 60.9 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 10.82 Papaya
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.25 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 20 Papaya
Potassium 322 182 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 21 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 7.82 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 1.7 Papaya
Copper 0.129 0.045 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.08 Chili pepper
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 43 10 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 8 Papaya
Vitamin A 952 950 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.3 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.023 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.027 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.357 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.191 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.038 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 2.6 Chili pepper
Folate 23 37 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.081 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.072 Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.058 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.008 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.011 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 0.008 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 0.016 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.025 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.002 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.009 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.01 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 0.005 Chili pepper
Fructose 3.73 Papaya

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.