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Fenugreek vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fenugreek and Paprika?

  • Fenugreek is higher in Iron, and Copper, however Paprika is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Fiber, Zinc, and Manganese.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 273% more.
  • Paprika contains 2 times less Iron than Fenugreek. Fenugreek contains 33.53mg of Iron, while Paprika contains 21.14mg.

We used Spices, fenugreek seed 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Calcium +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +196.1%
Contains more Zinc +73.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 178
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Sodium - 68
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Calcium +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +196.1%
Contains more Zinc +73.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 178
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Sodium - 68

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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Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Folate +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81990%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
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 C +233.3%
Contains more Folate +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81990%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33

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.
Fenugreek Paprika
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fenugreek Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 33.75g 19.09g Fenugreek
Protein 23g 14.14g Fenugreek
Fats 6.41g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 58.35g 53.99g Fenugreek
Calories 323kcal 282kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar g 10.34g Fenugreek
Fiber 24.6g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 176mg 229mg Paprika
Iron 33.53mg 21.14mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 191mg 178mg Fenugreek
Phosphorus 296mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 770mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 67mg 68mg Fenugreek
Zinc 2.5mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 1.11mg 0.713mg Fenugreek
Vitamin A 60IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 0.9mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.322mg 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.366mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 57µg 49µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.391mg 0.07mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898mg 0.49mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241mg 0.57mg Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757mg 0.92mg Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684mg 0.69mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338mg 0.2mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089mg 0.61mg Fenugreek
Valine 1.102mg 0.75mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668mg 0.25mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.46g 2.14g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat g 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
33
Fenugreek
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
261
Fenugreek
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
138%
Fenugreek
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
54%
Paprika
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $1)
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)
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.

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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.