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Cayenne pepper vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (10.34 g)
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.
Cayenne pepper Paprika
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper 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
363
Cayenne pepper
377
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
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 less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +54.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Copper +91.2%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +54.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Copper +91.2%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314

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 +8388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 29.1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33
Equal in Vitamin K - 80.3
Contains more Vitamin C +8388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 29.1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33
Equal in Vitamin K - 80.3

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
54%
Paprika
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
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 Cayenne pepper Paprika Opinion
Calories 318 282 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 14.14 Paprika
Fats 17.27 12.89 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 0.9 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 53.99 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 148 229 Paprika
Potassium 2014 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 152 178 Paprika
Sugars 10.34 10.34
Fiber 27.2 34.9 Paprika
Copper 0.373 0.713 Paprika
Zinc 2.48 4.33 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 293 314 Paprika
Sodium 30 68 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.83 29.1 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.33 Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.919 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 8.701 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.45 2.141 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 80.3
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 2.14 Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 1.695 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 7.766 Cayenne pepper
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)
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