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Paprika vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.302g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sugars (difference - 7.13g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Paprika Turmeric
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Paprika Turmeric
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
18
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
131
Paprika
210
Turmeric

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
:
Contains more Calcium +36.3%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Equal in Potassium - 2080
Equal in Zinc - 4.5
Equal in Phosphorus - 299
Contains more Calcium +36.3%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Equal in Potassium - 2080
Equal in Zinc - 4.5
Equal in Phosphorus - 299

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 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +469%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +645.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +499.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +469%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +645.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +499.3%

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
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
67%
Turmeric
Fats
59%
Paprika
15%
Turmeric

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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 Turmeric Opinion
Calories 282 312 Turmeric
Protein 14.14 9.68 Paprika
Fats 12.89 3.25 Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9 0.7 Paprika
Carbs 53.99 67.14 Turmeric
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 21.14 55 Turmeric
Calcium 229 168 Paprika
Potassium 2280 2080 Paprika
Magnesium 178 208 Turmeric
Sugars 10.34 3.21 Paprika
Fiber 34.9 22.7 Paprika
Copper 0.713 1.3 Turmeric
Zinc 4.33 4.5 Turmeric
Starch
Phosphorus 314 299 Paprika
Sodium 68 27 Turmeric
Vitamin A 49254 0 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 4.43 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.33 0.058 Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23 0.15 Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06 1.35 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 0.542 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141 0.107 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 13.4 Paprika
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.056 Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14 1.838 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695 0.449 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766 0.756 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07 0.17 Turmeric
Threonine 0.49 0.33 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57 0.47 Paprika
Leucine 0.92 0.81 Paprika
Lysine 0.69 0.38 Paprika
Methionine 0.2 0.14 Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61 0.53 Paprika
Valine 0.75 0.66 Paprika
Histidine 0.25 0.15 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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