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Chocolate vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chocolate and Paprika

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Potassium in Paprika is higher than in Chocolate.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 273% more than Chocolate.
  • Paprika has 9 times less Saturated Fat than Chocolate. Chocolate has 18.519g of Saturated Fat, while Paprika has 2.14g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains more Calcium +308.9%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Potassium +307.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains more Calcium +308.9%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Potassium +307.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%

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
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Paprika
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +98408%
Contains more Vitamin E +5288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1287.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4997.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +891.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +98408%
Contains more Vitamin E +5288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1287.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4997.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +891.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chocolate Paprika
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 19.09g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 14.14g Paprika
Fats 31.28g 12.89g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 53.99g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 282kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 47.9g 10.34g Paprika
Fiber 7g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 56mg 229mg Paprika
Iron 8.02mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 146mg 178mg Paprika
Phosphorus 206mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 559mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 24mg 68mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 1.028mg 0.713mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E 0.54mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D IU 0IU Paprika
Vitamin D µg 0µg Paprika
Vitamin C mg 0.9mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate µg 49µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan mg 0.07mg Paprika
Threonine mg 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine mg 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine mg 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine mg 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine mg 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine mg 0.61mg Paprika
Valine mg 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine mg 0.25mg Paprika
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Paprika
Trans Fat 0.112g 0g Paprika
Saturated Fat 18.519g 2.14g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 1.695g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Paprika
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Chocolate
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
211
Paprika

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 food.
Protein
29%
Chocolate
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
54%
Paprika
Fats
144%
Chocolate
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.56g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.379g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.6)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.