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Bran vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bran and Paprika

  • Bran has more Manganese, Selenium, and Vitamin B1, while Paprika has more Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin K.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 274% higher.
  • Paprika contains 7 times less Selenium than Bran. Bran contains 45.2µg of Selenium, while Paprika contains 6.3µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Oat bran, raw 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
Bran
3
:
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Calcium +294.8%
Contains more Iron +290.8%
Contains more Potassium +302.8%
Contains more Zinc +39.2%
Contains more Copper +76.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 203% 168% 315% 50% 1% 85% 135%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Calcium +294.8%
Contains more Iron +290.8%
Contains more Potassium +302.8%
Contains more Zinc +39.2%
Contains more Copper +76.9%

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
Bran
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2781.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +977.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1197.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2409.4%
Equal in Folate - 49
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 21% 0% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 39% 0% 8%
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 B1 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2781.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +977.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1197.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2409.4%
Equal in Folate - 49

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.
Bran Paprika
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bran Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 50.82g 19.09g Bran
Protein 17.3g 14.14g Bran
Fats 7.03g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 66.22g 53.99g Bran
Calories 246kcal 282kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 1.45g 10.34g Bran
Fiber 15.4g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 58mg 229mg Paprika
Iron 5.41mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 235mg 178mg Bran
Phosphorus 734mg 314mg Bran
Potassium 566mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 4mg 68mg Bran
Zinc 3.11mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 0.403mg 0.713mg Paprika
Vitamin A 0IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E 1.01mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.9mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 1.17mg 0.33mg Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 0.934mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 1.494mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 52µg 49µg Bran
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.2µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.07mg Bran
Threonine 0.502mg 0.49mg Bran
Isoleucine 0.668mg 0.57mg Bran
Leucine 1.374mg 0.92mg Bran
Lysine 0.76mg 0.69mg Bran
Methionine 0.335mg 0.2mg Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908mg 0.61mg Bran
Valine 0.964mg 0.75mg Bran
Histidine 0.41mg 0.25mg Bran
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Bran
Saturated Fat 1.328g 2.14g Bran
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376g 1.695g Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bran 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
46
Bran
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
122
Bran
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
104%
Bran
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
54%
Paprika
Fats
32%
Bran
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bran
Bran is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bran
Bran is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.812g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/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.