United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  09226, Papayas, raw c 
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

cup 1" pieces 145 g

cup, mashed 230 g

fruit, small 157 g

fruit, large 781 g
Proximates Water g 88.06 127.69 202.54 138.25 687.75
Proximates Energy kcal 43 62 99 68 336
Proximates Protein g 0.47 0.68 1.08 0.74 3.67
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.26 0.38 0.60 0.41 2.03
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 10.82 15.69 24.89 16.99 84.50
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.7 2.5 3.9 2.7 13.3
Proximates Sugars, total g 7.82 11.34 17.99 12.28 61.07
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 20 29 46 31 156
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.25 0.36 0.57 0.39 1.95
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 21 30 48 33 164
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 10 14 23 16 78
Minerals Potassium, K mg 182 264 419 286 1421
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 8 12 18 13 62
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.08 0.12 0.18 0.13 0.62
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 60.9 88.3 140.1 95.6 475.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.023 0.033 0.053 0.036 0.180
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.027 0.039 0.062 0.042 0.211
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.357 0.518 0.821 0.560 2.788
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.038 0.055 0.087 0.060 0.297
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 37 54 85 58 289
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 47 68 108 74 367
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 950 1378 2185 1492 7420
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.30 0.43 0.69 0.47 2.34
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 2.6 3.8 6.0 4.1 20.3
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.081 0.117 0.186 0.127 0.633
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.072 0.104 0.166 0.113 0.562
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.058 0.084 0.133 0.091 0.453
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 0 0 0 0
Other Caffeine mg 0 0 0 0 0

Footnotes

a  Mean value contains data based on the analysis of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate plus total folate determined microbiologically
b  Based on red-fleshed papaya; yellow-orange-fleshed papayas have 0 mcg lycopene/100 g.
c  Large variability in weight of whole fruit, especially between different cultivars.