United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Statistics Report:  09226, Papayas, raw c 
heading Nutrient Unit Value (100g) Data Points Std. Error Min Max df LB UB # Studies Source NDB Ref Last Modified
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 g 88.06 72 1.090 84.9 93.34 5.0 85.24 90.87 6 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Energy kcal 43 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Energy kJ 179 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Protein 1, 2 g 0.47 9 0.090 0.25 0.75 1.0 -0.72 1.66 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.26 9 0.140 0 0.6 1.0 -1.58 2.1 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 0.39 9 0.080 0.23 0.51 1.0 -0.71 1.48 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 10.82 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2, 3, 4 g 1.7 9 0.100 1.2 2.3 3.0 1.1 2.2 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Sugars, total 2 g 7.82 3 1.400 5.19 9.99 2.0 1.77 13.86 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Sucrose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 2 g 4.09 3 0.680 2.83 5.18 2.0 1.14 7.03 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Fructose 2 g 3.73 3 0.720 2.36 4.81 2.0 0.62 6.83 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Lactose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Maltose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Galactose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Proximates Starch 2 g 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 20 70 2.000 10 32 3.0 13.0 26.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 0.25 70 0.060 0.14 0.66 3.0 0.05 0.45 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 21 70 1.000 16 33 3.0 15.0 26.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2, 5 mg 10 69 2.000 5 20 2.0 -- 19.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 182 70 11.000 90 223 3.0 146.0 217.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 8 70 2.000 4 24 3.0 1.0 14.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 0.08 70 0.008 0.05 0.11 3.0 0.05 0.1 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 0.045 70 0.012 0.03 0.14 3.0 0.006 0.084 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2, 5, 7 mg 0.040 70 0.016 0.01 0.09 3.0 -0.012 0.091 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.6 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 2, 5, 13 mg 60.9 73 3.800 24.6 93.1 3.0 48.6 73.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2 mg 0.023 9 0.006 0.01 0.03 1.0 -0.054 0.099 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2 mg 0.027 9 0.005 0.01 0.04 1.0 -0.042 0.096 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 0.357 9 0.027 0.26 0.49 1.0 0.018 0.695 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.191 9 0.052 0.13 0.38 1.0 -0.475 0.857 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2 mg 0.038 9 0.012 0.03 0.06 1.0 -0.109 0.185 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2 a µg 37 8 1.000 26 44 1.0 17.0 55.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folate, food µg 37 8 1.000 26 44 1.0 17.0 55.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 37 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/2010
Vitamins Choline, total mg 6.1 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 09236 01/01/2007
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 08/01/1982
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10 µg 47 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 µg 274 76 122.000 31 910 6.0 -24.0 572.0 7 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 2, 5, 6, 10 µg 2 67 2.000 0 17 3.0 -4.0 9.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10 µg 589 75 160.000 13 1,264 5.0 175.0 1002.0 6 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10 IU 950 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Lycopene 2, 5, 6 b µg 1828 22 206.000 678 3,674 2.0 939.0 2717.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 2, 5, 10, 12 µg 89 67 31.000 31 318 3.0 -11.0 189.0 4 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 2, 11 mg 0.30 5 0.090 0.11 0.68 1.0 -0.93 1.52 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 2, 11 mg 0.02 5 0.010 0.01 0.06 1.0 -0.14 0.19 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 2, 11 mg 0.09 5 0.009 0.02 0.14 1.0 -0.02 0.2 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 2, 11 mg 0.01 5 0.010 0 0.04 1.0 -0.14 0.17 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 2, 11 mg 0.00 5 0.003 0 0.01 1.0 -0.02 0.03 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 2, 11 mg 0.07 5 0.060 0 0.23 1.0 -0.76 0.89 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 2, 11 mg 0.01 5 0.005 0 0.02 1.0 -0.05 0.06 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 2, 11 mg 0.00 5 0.000 0 0 1.0 -0.003 0.003 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 07/01/2010
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 11/01/2008
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 2.6 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed 09236 02/01/2003
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.081 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 12:0 g 0.002 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 14:0 g 0.013 3 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 16:0 g 0.060 3 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 18:0 g 0.004 3 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.072 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.038 3 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.034 3 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.058 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.011 3 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.047 3 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/2015
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 08/01/1982
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.008 6 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.011 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.008 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.016 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.025 7 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.002 5 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.009 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.005 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Valine g 0.010 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.010 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.005 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.014 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.049 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.033 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.018 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Proline g 0.010 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Amino Acids Serine g 0.015 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/2010
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2002
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2002
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2002
Flavones Apigenin 15 mg 0.0 4 0 0.01 0.01 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavones Luteolin 15 mg 0.0 4 0 0.02 0.02 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Kaempferol 15, 16 mg 0.0 5 0 0 0.01 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Myricetin 14, 15, 16 mg 0.0 5 0.01 0 0.03 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Quercetin 14, 15, 16 mg 0.0 5 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Daidzein 17 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Genistein 17 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 17 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --

Sources of Data

1Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Nutrient Content of Papaya , 1984    
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Anlaysis Program Wave 12i , 2008  Beltsville MD  
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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.