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Turmeric vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sugars (difference - 7.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.302g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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?
?
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.
Turmeric Paprika
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
Turmeric Paprika
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Turmeric
377
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
210
Turmeric
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
:
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Calcium +36.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Potassium - 2280
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Calcium +36.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Potassium - 2280
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
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
58%
Turmeric
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
54%
Paprika
Fats
15%
Turmeric
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 Turmeric Paprika Opinion
Protein 9.68 14.14 Paprika
Fats 3.25 12.89 Paprika
Carbs 67.14 53.99 Turmeric
Calories 312 282 Turmeric
Starch
Sugars 3.21 10.34 Paprika
Fiber 22.7 34.9 Paprika
Calcium 168 229 Paprika
Iron 55 21.14 Turmeric
Magnesium 208 178 Turmeric
Phosphorus 299 314 Paprika
Potassium 2080 2280 Paprika
Sodium 27 68 Turmeric
Zinc 4.5 4.33 Turmeric
Copper 1.3 0.713 Turmeric
Vitamin A 0 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 4.43 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 0.7 0.9 Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.33 Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.15 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 1.35 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.542 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.107 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.4 80.3 Paprika
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.17 0.07 Turmeric
Threonine 0.33 0.49 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.47 0.57 Paprika
Leucine 0.81 0.92 Paprika
Lysine 0.38 0.69 Paprika
Methionine 0.14 0.2 Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.53 0.61 Paprika
Valine 0.66 0.75 Paprika
Histidine 0.15 0.25 Paprika
Cholesterol 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 0 Paprika
Saturated Fat 1.838 2.14 Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 0.449 1.695 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 0.756 7.766 Paprika
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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