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Chili powder spice vs. Paprika — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chili powder spice and Paprika?

  • Chili powder spice is higher in Vitamin E , Copper, Selenium, Vitamin K, and Calcium, however, Paprika is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chili powder spice's daily need coverage for Sodium is 122% more.
  • Paprika contains 3 times less Selenium than Chili powder spice. Chili powder spice contains 20.4µg of Selenium, while Paprika contains 6.3µg.
  • Paprika has less Sodium.

We used Spices, chili powder and Spices, paprika types in this article.

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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 +44.1%
Contains more Copper +40.3%
Contains more Selenium +223.8%
Contains more Iron +22.2%
Contains more Magnesium +19.5%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Equal in Manganese - 1.59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 99% 649% 107% 129% 173% 374% 118% 334% 222% 112%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238% 208% 35%
Contains more Calcium +44.1%
Contains more Copper +40.3%
Contains more Selenium +223.8%
Contains more Iron +22.2%
Contains more Magnesium +19.5%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Equal in Manganese - 1.59

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 E +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Choline +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.7%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 2.141
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1779% 763% 0% 3% 63% 217% 218% 54% 484% 22% 0% 37% 265%
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 E +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.3%
Contains more Choline +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.7%
Contains more Folate +75%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 2.141

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +10.8%
Contains more Other +52.6%
Equal in Protein - 14.14
Equal in Fats - 12.89
Equal in Carbs - 53.99
Equal in Water - 11.24
13% 14% 50% 11% 12%
Protein: 13.46 g
Fats: 14.28 g
Carbs: 49.7 g
Water: 10.75 g
Other: 11.81 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 Fats +10.8%
Contains more Other +52.6%
Equal in Protein - 14.14
Equal in Fats - 12.89
Equal in Carbs - 53.99
Equal in Water - 11.24

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +89.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 7.766
18% 23% 59%
Saturated Fat: 2.462 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.211 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.006 g
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +89.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 7.766

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +22.9%
Contains more Fructose +56.4%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Equal in Sucrose - 0.81
11% 30% 60%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.76 g
Glucose: 2.14 g
Fructose: 4.29 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
8% 25% 65% 2%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.81 g
Glucose: 2.63 g
Fructose: 6.71 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.19 g
Contains more Glucose +22.9%
Contains more Fructose +56.4%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Equal in Sucrose - 0.81

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili powder spice Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 14.9g 19.09g Paprika
Protein 13.46g 14.14g Paprika
Fats 14.28g 12.89g Chili powder spice
Carbs 49.7g 53.99g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 282kcal
Fructose 4.29g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 7.19g 10.34g Chili powder spice
Fiber 34.8g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 330mg 229mg Chili powder spice
Iron 17.3mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 149mg 178mg Paprika
Phosphorus 300mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 1950mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 2867mg 68mg Paprika
Zinc 4.3mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 1mg 0.713mg Chili powder spice
Manganese 1.7mg 1.59mg Chili powder spice
Selenium 20.4µg 6.3µg Chili powder spice
Vitamin A 29650IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 1483µg 2463µg Paprika
Vitamin E 38.14mg 29.1mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0.9mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.25mg 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.94mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 11.6mg 10.06mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin B5 0.888mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.094mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 28µg 49µg Paprika
Choline 66.5mg 51.5mg Chili powder spice
Vitamin K 105.7µg 80.3µg Chili powder spice
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.07mg
Threonine 0.27mg 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.39mg 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine 0.63mg 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine 0.36mg 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine 0.13mg 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.37mg 0.61mg Paprika
Valine 0.54mg 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine 0.18mg 0.25mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.462g 2.14g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 3.211g 1.695g Chili powder spice
Polyunsaturated fat 8.006g 7.766g Chili powder spice
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.014g 0g Chili powder spice
Omega-3 - ALA 0.519g 0.453g Chili powder spice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili powder spice Paprika
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
300%
Chili powder spice
385%
Paprika
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
231%
Chili powder spice
193%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 2799mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.322g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chili powder spice
Chili powder spice is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili powder spice
Chili powder spice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili powder spice
Chili powder spice is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Chili powder spice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171319/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.

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