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Persimmon vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Persimmon and Papaya

  • Papaya contains less Iron, and Vitamin C than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Iron is 28% higher.
  • Papaya contains 2 times less Potassium than Persimmon. Persimmon contains 310mg of Potassium, while Papaya contains 182mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Persimmons, native, 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
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +160%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%

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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10
Papaya
Equal in Vitamin C - 60.9
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Equal in Vitamin C - 60.9

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.
Persimmon Papaya
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Papaya Opinion
Calories 127kcal 43kcal Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.47g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.26g Persimmon
Vitamin C 66mg 60.9mg Persimmon
Net carbs 33.5g 9.12g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 10.82g Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Papaya
Iron 2.5mg 0.25mg Persimmon
Calcium 27mg 20mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 182mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 21mg Papaya
Sugar g 7.82g Persimmon
Fiber g 1.7g Papaya
Copper mg 0.045mg Papaya
Zinc mg 0.08mg Papaya
Starch g 0g Papaya
Phosphorus 26mg 10mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 8mg Persimmon
Vitamin A IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D µg 0µg Papaya
Vitamin B1 mg 0.023mg Papaya
Vitamin B2 mg 0.027mg Papaya
Vitamin B3 mg 0.357mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 mg 0.191mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 mg 0.038mg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Papaya
Folate µg 37µg Papaya
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.081g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.058g Papaya
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.008mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.011mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.008mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.025mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.002mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.009mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.01mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.005mg Persimmon
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Papaya
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
18
Persimmon
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
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
5%
Persimmon
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
11%
Papaya
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.