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Sesame vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sesame and Paprika

  • Sesame has more Copper, and Calcium, while Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, and Potassium.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 374% higher.
  • Paprika contains 4 times less Calcium than Sesame. Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, while Paprika contains 229mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, 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
Sesame
6
:
Contains more Calcium +325.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Copper +472.5%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Calcium +325.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Copper +472.5%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%

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
Sesame
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.7%
Contains more Folate +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +398%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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 B1 +139.7%
Contains more Folate +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +398%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 19.09g Paprika
Protein 17.73g 14.14g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 12.89g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 53.99g Paprika
Calories 573kcal 282kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 0.3g 10.34g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 975mg 229mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 351mg 178mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 314mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 11mg 68mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 4.33mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.713mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E 0.25mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.9mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.33mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 97µg 49µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.07mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.49mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.57mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg 0.92mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine 0.586mg 0.2mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.61mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg 0.75mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg 0.25mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 2.14g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 1.695g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 7.766g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame 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
50
Sesame
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
54%
Paprika
Fats
229%
Sesame
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.817g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.