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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, 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 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 more Copper +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +308.9%
Contains more Potassium +307.9%
Contains more Magnesium +21.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +308.9%
Contains more Potassium +307.9%
Contains more Magnesium +21.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%

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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11
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 2956% 583% 0% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 0% 201% 37%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

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Chocolate Paprika
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.56g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Paprika Opinion
Calories 546 282 Chocolate
Protein 4.88 14.14 Paprika
Fats 31.28 12.89 Chocolate
Vitamin C 0.9 Paprika
Carbs 61.17 53.99 Chocolate
Cholesterol 8 0 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 Paprika
Iron 8.02 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 56 229 Paprika
Potassium 559 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 146 178 Paprika
Sugar 47.9 10.34 Paprika
Fiber 7 34.9 Paprika
Copper 1.028 0.713 Chocolate
Zinc 2.01 4.33 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 206 314 Paprika
Sodium 24 68 Chocolate
Vitamin A 50 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 0.54 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.33 Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.05 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 0.725 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.297 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.042 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0.23 0 Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1 80.3 Paprika
Folate 49 Paprika
Trans Fat 0.112 0 Paprika
Saturated Fat 18.519 2.14 Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54 1.695 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092 7.766 Paprika
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
Fructose 0 6.71 Paprika

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.