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Nutmeg vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sugars (difference - 7.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Nutmeg Paprika
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nutmeg Paprika
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
12
Nutmeg
377
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
67
Nutmeg
131
Paprika

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
Nutmeg
3
:
Contains more Copper +44%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +595.4%
Contains more Calcium +24.5%
Contains more Potassium +551.4%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 178
Contains more Copper +44%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +595.4%
Contains more Calcium +24.5%
Contains more Potassium +551.4%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 178

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
Nutmeg
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +48188.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2057.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +674.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1238.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +48188.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2057.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +674.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1238.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33

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
35%
Nutmeg
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
49%
Nutmeg
54%
Paprika
Fats
168%
Nutmeg
59%
Paprika

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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 Nutmeg Paprika Opinion
Calories 525 282 Nutmeg
Protein 5.84 14.14 Paprika
Fats 36.31 12.89 Nutmeg
Vitamin C 3 0.9 Nutmeg
Carbs 49.29 53.99 Paprika
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.04 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 184 229 Paprika
Potassium 350 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 183 178 Nutmeg
Sugars 2.99 10.34 Paprika
Fiber 20.8 34.9 Paprika
Copper 1.027 0.713 Nutmeg
Zinc 2.15 4.33 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 213 314 Paprika
Sodium 16 68 Nutmeg
Vitamin A 102 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 0 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.346 0.33 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.057 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 1.299 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.16 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 80.3 Paprika
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 25.94 2.14 Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 1.695 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 7.766 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07 Paprika
Threonine 0.49 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57 Paprika
Leucine 0.92 Paprika
Lysine 0.69 Paprika
Methionine 0.2 Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61 Paprika
Valine 0.75 Paprika
Histidine 0.25 Paprika
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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