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Flax 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 - 1.523g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flax
Flax contains less Sugars (difference - 8.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax 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
44
Flax
377
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
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
Flax
6
:
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +120.2%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Iron +268.9%
Contains more Potassium +180.4%
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +120.2%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Iron +268.9%
Contains more Potassium +180.4%
Equal in Zinc - 4.33

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
Flax
1
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +9287.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1767.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +9287.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1767.4%

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
110%
Flax
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
54%
Paprika
Fats
195%
Flax
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 Flax Paprika Opinion
Calories 534 282 Flax
Protein 18.29 14.14 Flax
Fats 42.16 12.89 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0.9 Paprika
Carbs 28.88 53.99 Paprika
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 255 229 Flax
Potassium 813 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 392 178 Flax
Sugars 1.55 10.34 Paprika
Fiber 27.3 34.9 Paprika
Copper 1.22 0.713 Flax
Zinc 4.34 4.33 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 314 Flax
Sodium 30 68 Flax
Vitamin A 0 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 0.31 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.33 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 3.08 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.985 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.473 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 80.3 Paprika
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 2.14 Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 1.695 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 7.766 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.07 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.49 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.57 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.92 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.69 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.2 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.61 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.75 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.25 Flax
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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