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Cumin vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cumin and Paprika

  • Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, and Magnesium, however Paprika has more Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin K.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 565% more.
  • Cumin has 4 times more Calcium than Paprika. Cumin has 931mg of Calcium, while Paprika has 229mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, cumin seed 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
Cumin
6
:
Contains more Iron +213.9%
Contains more Calcium +306.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.9%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains more Iron +213.9%
Contains more Calcium +306.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.9%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
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
Cumin
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3778.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +773.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +276.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387%
Contains more Folate +390%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
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 C +755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3778.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +773.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +276.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387%
Contains more Folate +390%

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
51
Cumin
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
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
107%
Cumin
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
54%
Paprika
Fats
103%
Cumin
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.
Cumin Paprika
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Cumin Paprika
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 100mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.605g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Paprika Opinion
Calories 375 282 Cumin
Protein 17.81 14.14 Cumin
Fats 22.27 12.89 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 0.9 Cumin
Carbs 44.24 53.99 Paprika
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 66.36 21.14 Cumin
Calcium 931 229 Cumin
Potassium 1788 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 366 178 Cumin
Sugar 2.25 10.34 Cumin
Fiber 10.5 34.9 Paprika
Copper 0.867 0.713 Cumin
Zinc 4.8 4.33 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 499 314 Cumin
Sodium 168 68 Paprika
Vitamin A 1270 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 3.33 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.33 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 4.579 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.435 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.4 80.3 Paprika
Folate 10 49 Paprika
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 1.535 2.14 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 1.695 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 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 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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.