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Paprika vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 10.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.817g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
Paprika Sesame
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Paprika Sesame
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
377
Paprika
33
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
131
Paprika
224
Sesame

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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Sesame
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +325.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.2%
Contains more Copper +472.5%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +325.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.2%
Contains more Copper +472.5%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%

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
:
1
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +398%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +398%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.7%

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
85%
Paprika
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
23%
Sesame
Fats
59%
Paprika
229%
Sesame

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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 Paprika Sesame Opinion
Calories 282 573 Sesame
Protein 14.14 17.73 Sesame
Fats 12.89 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0.9 0 Paprika
Carbs 53.99 23.45 Paprika
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 21.14 14.55 Paprika
Calcium 229 975 Sesame
Potassium 2280 468 Paprika
Magnesium 178 351 Sesame
Sugars 10.34 0.3 Paprika
Fiber 34.9 11.8 Paprika
Copper 0.713 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 4.33 7.75 Sesame
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Phosphorus 314 629 Sesame
Sodium 68 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 49254 9 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 0.25 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.33 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 1.23 0.247 Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06 4.515 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 0.05 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141 0.79 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 0 Paprika
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 2.14 6.957 Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.07 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.49 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.57 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 0.92 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.69 0.569 Paprika
Methionine 0.2 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.61 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.75 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.25 0.522 Sesame
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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