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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.
  • 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 Iron +6880%
Contains more Calcium +1925%
Contains more Potassium +234.6%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Copper +1133.3%
Contains more Zinc +2162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +960%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 6% 17% 15% 15% 3% 5% 2%
Contains more Iron +6880%
Contains more Calcium +1925%
Contains more Potassium +234.6%
Contains more Magnesium +661.9%
Contains more Copper +1133.3%
Contains more Zinc +2162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +960%
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 C +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +400.1%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
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 C +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +400.1%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
33%
Thyme
3%
Papaya
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
11%
Papaya
Fats
8%
Thyme
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.
Thyme Papaya
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Thyme 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 contains less Sugars?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sugars (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)

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 Thyme Papaya Opinion
Calories 101 43 Thyme
Protein 5.56 0.47 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.26 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 60.9 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 10.82 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 0.25 Thyme
Calcium 405 20 Thyme
Potassium 609 182 Thyme
Magnesium 160 21 Thyme
Sugars 7.82 Thyme
Fiber 14 1.7 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.045 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 0.08 Thyme
Starch 0 Papaya
Phosphorus 106 10 Thyme
Sodium 9 8 Papaya
Vitamin A 4751 950 Thyme
Vitamin E 0.3 Papaya
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.023 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.027 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 0.357 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 0.191 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.038 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.6 Papaya
Folate 45 37 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 0.081 Papaya
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 0.072 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 0.058 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 0.008 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.011 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 0.008 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 0.016 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 0.025 Thyme
Methionine 0.002 Papaya
Phenylalanine 0.009 Papaya
Valine 0.307 0.01 Thyme
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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.