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Marjoram vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Marjoram and Paprika

  • Marjoram has more Iron, Vitamin K, Calcium, Manganese, Folate, and Vitamin C, while Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Marjoram's daily need coverage for Iron is 770% higher.
  • Paprika contains 57 times less Vitamin C than Marjoram. Marjoram contains 51.4mg of Vitamin C, while Paprika contains 0.9mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, marjoram, dried 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 Calcium +769%
Contains more Iron +291.2%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +58.9%
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Calcium +769%
Contains more Iron +291.2%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +58.9%
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314

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 +5611.1%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1621.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
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 +5611.1%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1621.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marjoram Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 20.26g 19.09g Marjoram
Protein 12.66g 14.14g Paprika
Fats 7.04g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 60.56g 53.99g Marjoram
Calories 271kcal 282kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 4.09g 10.34g Marjoram
Fiber 40.3g 34.9g Marjoram
Calcium 1990mg 229mg Marjoram
Iron 82.71mg 21.14mg Marjoram
Magnesium 346mg 178mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 306mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 1522mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 77mg 68mg Paprika
Zinc 3.6mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 1.133mg 0.713mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 8068IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E 1.69mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 51.4mg 0.9mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.316mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 4.12mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 1.19mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 274µg 49µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 621.7µg 80.3µg Marjoram
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 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.529g 2.14g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.94g 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 4.405g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Marjoram 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
246
Marjoram
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
587
Marjoram
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
76%
Marjoram
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
61%
Marjoram
54%
Paprika
Fats
32%
Marjoram
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.611g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram 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.

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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.