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Seed vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Seed and Paprika

  • Seed is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1, yet Paprika is richer in Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin E from Paprika is 191% higher.
  • Seed contains 9 times more Selenium than Paprika. Seed contains 55.2µg of Selenium, while Paprika contains 6.3µg.

Food types used in this article are Seeds, chia seeds, 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
Seed
6
:
Contains more Calcium +175.5%
Contains more Magnesium +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +460.2%
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Calcium +175.5%
Contains more Magnesium +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +460.2%
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
Seed
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +91111.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +91111.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
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.
Seed Paprika
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 19.09g Paprika
Protein 16.54g 14.14g Seed
Fats 30.74g 12.89g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 53.99g Paprika
Calories 486kcal 282kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar g 10.34g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 631mg 229mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 335mg 178mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 314mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 16mg 68mg Seed
Zinc 4.58mg 4.33mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.713mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E 0.5mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D IU 0IU Paprika
Vitamin D µg 0µg Paprika
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0.9mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.33mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 49µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.07mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.49mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.57mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 0.92mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 0.69mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg 0.2mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.61mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.75mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.25mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g 0g Paprika
Saturated Fat 3.33g 2.14g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 1.695g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 7.766g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seed 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
35
Seed
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
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
99%
Seed
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
54%
Paprika
Fats
142%
Seed
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.19g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.