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Pitanga (Surinam cherry) vs. Papaya — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pitanga (Surinam cherry) and Papaya

  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has less Vitamin C.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 38% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +76.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 10
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 9% 5% 10% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15% 6% 4%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +76.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 10

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.
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Papaya
Contains more Vitamin A +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 90% 0% 0% 88% 8% 10% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +70.2%
Contains more Fats +53.8%
Contains more Other +28.2%
Contains more Carbs +44.5%
Equal in Water - 88.06
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 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 +70.2%
Contains more Fats +53.8%
Contains more Other +28.2%
Contains more Carbs +44.5%
Equal in Water - 88.06

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) 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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 7.49g 9.12g Papaya
Protein 0.8g 0.47g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fats 0.4g 0.26g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Carbs 7.49g 10.82g Papaya
Calories 33kcal 43kcal Papaya
Fructose 3.73g Papaya
Sugar 7.82g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fiber 1.7g Papaya
Calcium 9mg 20mg Papaya
Iron 0.2mg 0.25mg Papaya
Magnesium 12mg 21mg Papaya
Phosphorus 11mg 10mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Potassium 103mg 182mg Papaya
Sodium 3mg 8mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Zinc 0.08mg Papaya
Copper 0.045mg Papaya
Manganese 0.04mg Papaya
Selenium 0.6µg Papaya
Vitamin A 1500IU 950IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 75µg 47µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin E 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin C 26.3mg 60.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.023mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.027mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.357mg Papaya
Vitamin B5 0.191mg Papaya
Vitamin B6 0.038mg Papaya
Folate 37µg Papaya
Choline 6.1mg Papaya
Vitamin K 2.6µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.008mg Papaya
Threonine 0.011mg Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008mg Papaya
Leucine 0.016mg Papaya
Lysine 0.025mg Papaya
Methionine 0.002mg Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009mg Papaya
Valine 0.01mg Papaya
Histidine 0.005mg Papaya
Saturated Fat 0.081g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.072g Papaya
Polyunsaturated fat 0.058g Papaya

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) 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
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
26%
Papaya
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
8%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papaya
Papaya is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/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.