Papayas, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 9.81g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 0.61 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 96, for Papayas, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat3%
 Calories from Carbs91%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1093.9 IU21.9%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent55 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene276 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin760.9 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin75 mcg
Vitamin C61.8 mg103%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.73 mg2.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin K2.6 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.03 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.03 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.34 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.02 mg0.95%Bottom 10%Very Low
Folate38 mcg9.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate38 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents38 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.22 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Choline6.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium24 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.1 mg0.56%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium10 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus5 mg0.5%Bottom 10%Very Low
Potassium257 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium3 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.07 mg0.47%Bottom 10%Very Low
Copper0.02 mg0.8%Bottom 10%Very Low
Manganese0.01 mg0.55%Bottom 30%Low
Selenium0.6 mcg0.86%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.8 g3.3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.8 g7.2%Top 30%High
Sugars5.9 g

Protein Analysis

Protein0.61 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan8 mg
Threonine11 mg
Isoleucine8 mg
Leucine16 mg
Lysine25 mg
Methionine2 mg
Phenylalanine9 mg
Tyrosine5 mg
Valine10 mg
Arginine10 mg
Histidine5 mg
Alanine14 mg
Aspartic Acid49 mg
Glutamic Acid33 mg
Glycine18 mg
Proline10 mg
Serine15 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.14 g0.22%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.04 g0.21%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids25 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids6 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water88.8 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 39 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.14 g 0.22%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g 0.21%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9.8 g 3.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 5.9 g

Protein 0.61 g 1.2%

Vitamin A 21.9% Vitamin C 103%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 0.56%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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