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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 RAE.
  • 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 Sugar 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 Phosphorus +170%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 15% 12% 25% 2% 3% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Contains more Potassium +52.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +91.1%
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 A +47400%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin C +195.6%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 69% 18% 12% 17% 16% 14% 11% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 57% 6% 0% 203% 6% 7% 7% 12% 9% 28% 0% 7%
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 A +47400%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin C +195.6%
Contains more Folate +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +550%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soursop Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 13.54g 9.12g Soursop
Protein 1g 0.47g Soursop
Fats 0.3g 0.26g Soursop
Carbs 16.84g 10.82g Soursop
Calories 66kcal 43kcal Soursop
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar 13.54g 7.82g Papaya
Fiber 3.3g 1.7g Soursop
Calcium 14mg 20mg Papaya
Iron 0.6mg 0.25mg Soursop
Magnesium 21mg 21mg
Phosphorus 27mg 10mg Soursop
Potassium 278mg 182mg Soursop
Sodium 14mg 8mg Papaya
Zinc 0.1mg 0.08mg Soursop
Copper 0.086mg 0.045mg Soursop
Vitamin A 2IU 950IU Papaya
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 60.9mg Papaya
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.023mg Soursop
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.027mg Soursop
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.357mg Soursop
Vitamin B5 0.253mg 0.191mg Soursop
Vitamin B6 0.059mg 0.038mg Soursop
Folate 14µg 37µg Papaya
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 2.6µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.008mg Soursop
Threonine mg 0.011mg Papaya
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Papaya
Leucine mg 0.016mg Papaya
Lysine 0.06mg 0.025mg Soursop
Methionine 0.007mg 0.002mg Soursop
Phenylalanine mg 0.009mg Papaya
Valine mg 0.01mg Papaya
Histidine mg 0.005mg Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.051g 0.081g Soursop
Monounsaturated Fat 0.09g 0.072g Soursop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g 0.058g Soursop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soursop Papaya
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Soursop
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
17%
Soursop
11%
Papaya
Fats
1%
Soursop
1%
Papaya

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 is lower in Sugar?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Sugar (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?
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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. 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.