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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Seed
8
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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 Manganese +71.3%
Contains more Selenium +776.2%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +460.2%
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308% 356% 302%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238% 208% 35%
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 Manganese +71.3%
Contains more Selenium +776.2%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Seed
2
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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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Seed
2
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Contains more Protein +17%
Contains more Fats +138.5%
Contains more Carbs +28.2%
Contains more Water +93.8%
Contains more Other +61.3%
17% 31% 42% 6% 5%
Protein: 16.54 g
Fats: 30.74 g
Carbs: 42.12 g
Water: 5.8 g
Other: 4.8 g
14% 13% 54% 11% 8%
Protein: 14.14 g
Fats: 12.89 g
Carbs: 53.99 g
Water: 11.24 g
Other: 7.74 g
Contains more Protein +17%
Contains more Fats +138.5%
Contains more Carbs +28.2%
Contains more Water +93.8%
Contains more Other +61.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Seed
2
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +204.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.7%
11% 8% 81%
Saturated Fat: 3.33 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.309 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 23.665 g
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +204.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Seed Paprika
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Fructose 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 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
Manganese 2.723mg 1.59mg Seed
Selenium 55.2µg 6.3µg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg Paprika
Vitamin E 0.5mg 29.1mg 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 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 49µg
Vitamin K 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
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
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.835g Seed
Omega-3 - ALA 17.83g 0.453g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Seed
415%
Paprika
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
221%
Seed
193%
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 richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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.