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Soursop vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Soursop and Papaya

  • Soursop has more Fiber, while Papaya has more Vitamin C, Folate and Vitamin A.
  • Papaya's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% higher.
  • Papaya contains 2 times less Fiber than Soursop. Soursop contains 3.3g of Fiber, while Papaya contains 1.7g.
  • The amount of Sugars in Papaya is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Soursop, 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 +140%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 25% 15% 29% 3% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
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 B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +47400%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 2% 0% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 0% 1% 11%
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 B1 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +47400%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Contains more Folate +164.3%

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
13
Soursop
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
14
Soursop
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
6%
Soursop
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
17%
Soursop
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Soursop
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.
Soursop Papaya
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Soursop 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soursop
Soursop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Soursop
Soursop is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soursop
Soursop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sugars (difference - 5.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Soursop Papaya Opinion
Calories 66 43 Soursop
Protein 1 0.47 Soursop
Fats 0.3 0.26 Soursop
Vitamin C 20.6 60.9 Papaya
Carbs 16.84 10.82 Soursop
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.25 Soursop
Calcium 14 20 Papaya
Potassium 278 182 Soursop
Magnesium 21 21
Sugars 13.54 7.82 Papaya
Fiber 3.3 1.7 Soursop
Copper 0.086 0.045 Soursop
Zinc 0.1 0.08 Soursop
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 27 10 Soursop
Sodium 14 8 Papaya
Vitamin A 2 950 Papaya
Vitamin E 0.08 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.023 Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.027 Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.9 0.357 Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.253 0.191 Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.059 0.038 Soursop
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 2.6 Papaya
Folate 14 37 Papaya
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.051 0.081 Soursop
Monounsaturated Fat 0.09 0.072 Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069 0.058 Soursop
Tryptophan 0.011 0.008 Soursop
Threonine 0.011 Papaya
Isoleucine 0.008 Papaya
Leucine 0.016 Papaya
Lysine 0.06 0.025 Soursop
Methionine 0.007 0.002 Soursop
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.01 Papaya
Histidine 0.005 Papaya
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Soursop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167761/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.