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Saffron vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Saffron
Saffron is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Saffron
Saffron is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.554g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Saffron
Saffron contains less Sugars (difference - 10.34g)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 80mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Saffron Paprika
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Saffron 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
57
Saffron
377
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
91
Saffron
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
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Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +297.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +297.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +8877.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +9193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112%
Contains more Vitamin C +8877.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +9193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112%

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
69%
Saffron
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
65%
Saffron
54%
Paprika
Fats
27%
Saffron
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 Saffron Paprika Opinion
Calories 310 282 Saffron
Protein 11.43 14.14 Paprika
Fats 5.85 12.89 Paprika
Vitamin C 80.8 0.9 Saffron
Carbs 65.37 53.99 Saffron
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 11.1 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 111 229 Paprika
Potassium 1724 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 264 178 Saffron
Sugars 10.34 Paprika
Fiber 3.9 34.9 Paprika
Copper 0.328 0.713 Paprika
Zinc 1.09 4.33 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 252 314 Paprika
Sodium 148 68 Paprika
Vitamin A 530 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.33 Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.267 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 1.46 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 1.01 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Paprika
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.586 2.14 Saffron
Monounsaturated Fat 0.429 1.695 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 2.067 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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