Papaya: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Papaya: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in papaya?

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100g of papaya has about 43 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece | cup | pieces | cup | mashed

To give you an idea, medium size papaya (320 g) has about 138 calories.

It is about 6% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size papaya is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 2.5 apples
  • 1.5 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 1 slice of cheese
  • 1 slice of bread
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 7 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you would have to bike at least 20 minutes, swim for about 16 minutes or run for 14 minutes.

See also Papaya vitamins and minerals

Papaya: calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


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How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 papayas?

As I wrote before medium size papaya (320 g) has 138 calories. It is easy to count that two papayas have about 276 calories and three papayas have about 414 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five papayas.

  • Medium size papaya (320 g)138 kcal
  • Papaya cup, pieces (145g)62 kcal
  • Papaya cup, mashed (230g)99 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of papaya12 kcal
  • Half of medium size papaya69 kcal
  • Small size papaya (256g)110.4 kcal
  • Big size papaya (416g)179.4 kcal
  • Two medium size papayas276 kcal
  • Three medium size papayas414 kcal
  • Four medium size papayas552 kcal
  • Five medium size papayas690 kcal

Protein in papaya

Papaya has 0.47 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size papaya (320 g) you can see that you will get about 1.5 g of protein.

Carbs in papaya

Papaya has 8 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size papaya (320 g) has about 25.6 g of carbs.

Fat in papaya

Papaya has 0.26 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size papaya (320 g) has about 0.8 g of fat.

medium size papaya (320 g) has:

138kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike20 min.Bike
Horse ride25 min.Horse ride
Play tennis13 min.Tennis
Run14 min.Run
Swim16 min.Swim
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papaya - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A950 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.023 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.027 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.338 mg
  • Vitaminium B50.218 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.038 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)37 mcg
  • Vitaminium C60.9 mg
  • Vitaminium E0.3 mg
  • Vitaminium K2.6 mg

Energy content of papaya

  • 88% CARBS
  • 5% PROTEIN
  • 6% FAT

papaya - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium182 mg
  • Phosphorus10 mg
  • Magnessium21 mg
  • Calcium20 mg
  • Sodium8 mg
  • Iron0.25 mg
  • Zink0.08 mg
  • Beta karoten276 mg

Does papaya make you fat and how it affect your weight?

This is a product with really low energy amount (low calorific). If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific fruits, papaya seems to be a pretty good choice. Just remember we compare it with other products from fruits

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. It can be for example rose apples, watermelons or limes.

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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