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Bay leaf vs. Paprika — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bay leaf and Paprika

  • Bay leaf has more Manganese, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin C, however, Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Vitamin B3, Fiber, and Copper.
  • Bay leaf's daily need coverage for Manganese is 286% more.
  • Bay leaf has 52 times more Vitamin C than Paprika. Bay leaf has 46.5mg of Vitamin C, while Paprika has 0.9mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, bay leaf and Spices, paprika.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +264.2%
Contains more Iron +103.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.2%
Contains more Manganese +413.6%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.9%
Contains more Potassium +331%
Contains more Zinc +17%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 251% 1613% 86% 49% 47% 3% 101% 139% 1066% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238% 208% 35%
Contains more Calcium +264.2%
Contains more Iron +103.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.2%
Contains more Manganese +413.6%
Contains more Magnesium +48.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.9%
Contains more Potassium +331%
Contains more Zinc +17%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Selenium +125%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +5066.7%
Contains more Folate +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +696.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +401.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 372% 0% 0% 155% 3% 98% 38% 0% 402% 135% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 29% 201%
Contains more Vitamin C +5066.7%
Contains more Folate +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +696.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +401.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +38.9%
Contains more Protein +85.8%
Contains more Fats +54.2%
Contains more Water +106.6%
Contains more Other +113.8%
8% 8% 75% 5% 4%
Protein: 7.61 g
Fats: 8.36 g
Carbs: 74.97 g
Water: 5.44 g
Other: 3.62 g
14% 13% 54% 11% 8%
Protein: 14.14 g
Fats: 12.89 g
Carbs: 53.99 g
Water: 11.24 g
Other: 7.74 g
Contains more Carbs +38.9%
Contains more Protein +85.8%
Contains more Fats +54.2%
Contains more Water +106.6%
Contains more Other +113.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +239.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.14
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.695
37% 26% 37%
Saturated Fat: 2.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.29 g
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +239.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.14
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.695

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bay leaf Paprika
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bay leaf Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 48.67g 19.09g Bay leaf
Protein 7.61g 14.14g Paprika
Fats 8.36g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 74.97g 53.99g Bay leaf
Calories 313kcal 282kcal Bay leaf
Fructose 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g Bay leaf
Fiber 26.3g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 834mg 229mg Bay leaf
Iron 43mg 21.14mg Bay leaf
Magnesium 120mg 178mg Paprika
Phosphorus 113mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 529mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 23mg 68mg Bay leaf
Zinc 3.7mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 0.416mg 0.713mg Paprika
Manganese 8.167mg 1.59mg Bay leaf
Selenium 2.8µg 6.3µg Paprika
Vitamin A 6185IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 309µg 2463µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin C 46.5mg 0.9mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.421mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 2.005mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 1.74mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 180µg 49µg Bay leaf
Choline 51.5mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.28g 2.14g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.64g 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 2.29g 7.766g Paprika
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bay leaf Paprika
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
92%
Bay leaf
385%
Paprika
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
337%
Bay leaf
193%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.14g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bay leaf - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170917/nutrients
  2. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.