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Thyme vs Papaya - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Thyme and Papaya

  • Thyme is higher than Papaya in Iron, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Thyme covers your daily Iron needs 215% more than Papaya.
  • Thyme contains 43 times more Manganese than Papaya. While Thyme contains 1.719mg of Manganese, Papaya contains only 0.04mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Thyme, fresh 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
Thyme
7
:
1
Papaya
Contains more Calcium +1925%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +960%
Contains more Potassium +234.6%
Contains more Zinc +2162.5%
Contains more Copper +1133.3%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 15% 5% 17% 2% 3% 15%
Contains more Calcium +1925%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +960%
Contains more Potassium +234.6%
Contains more Zinc +2162.5%
Contains more Copper +1133.3%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%

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
Thyme
8
:
2
Papaya
Contains more Vitamin A +400.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1644.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +815.8%
Contains more Folate +21.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
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 A +400.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1644.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +815.8%
Contains more Folate +21.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Papaya Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 9.12g Thyme
Protein 5.56g 0.47g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.26g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 10.82g Thyme
Calories 101kcal 43kcal Thyme
Starch g 0g Papaya
Fructose g 3.73g Papaya
Sugar g 7.82g Thyme
Fiber 14g 1.7g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 20mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 0.25mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg 21mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 10mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 182mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 8mg Papaya
Zinc 1.81mg 0.08mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg 0.045mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU 950IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg 0.3mg Papaya
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 60.9mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.023mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 0.027mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 0.357mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 0.191mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.038mg Thyme
Folate 45µg 37µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Papaya
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.008mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.011mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.008mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.016mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.025mg Thyme
Methionine mg 0.002mg Papaya
Phenylalanine mg 0.009mg Papaya
Valine 0.307mg 0.01mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.005mg Papaya
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 0.081g Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 0.072g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 0.058g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme 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
93
Thyme
28
Papaya
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
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
33%
Thyme
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
11%
Papaya
Fats
8%
Thyme
1%
Papaya

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Papaya
Papaya contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papaya
Papaya is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.386g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papaya
Papaya is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.