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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 Copper +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +460.2%
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains more Calcium +175.5%
Contains more Magnesium +88.2%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
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 +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 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 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

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Seed Paprika
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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