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Garlic powder vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garlic powder and Paprika different?

  • Garlic powder is richer in Selenium, while Paprika is higher in Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B5.
  • Paprika covers your daily need of Vitamin A 274% more than Garlic powder.
  • Garlic powder contains 4 times more Selenium than Paprika. Garlic powder contains 23.9µg of Selenium, while Paprika contains 6.3µg.

Spices, garlic powder and Spices, paprika types were used in this article.

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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
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Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.8%
Contains more Iron +274.2%
Contains more Calcium +189.9%
Contains more Potassium +91.1%
Contains more Magnesium +131.2%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 212% 24% 106% 55% 178% 82% 178% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.8%
Contains more Iron +274.2%
Contains more Calcium +189.9%
Contains more Potassium +91.1%
Contains more Magnesium +131.2%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains more Zinc +44.8%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +772.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1163.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +237.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
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 4% 0% 14% 0% 109% 33% 15% 45% 382% 0% 1% 36%
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 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +4243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +772.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1163.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +237.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +19975%
Equal in Folate - 49

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
53
Garlic powder
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
105
Garlic powder
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 the food
Protein
99%
Garlic powder
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
73%
Garlic powder
54%
Paprika
Fats
3%
Garlic powder
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Garlic powder Paprika
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garlic powder 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 glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sugars (difference - 7.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic powder
Garlic powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.891g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Garlic powder Paprika Opinion
Calories 331 282 Garlic powder
Protein 16.55 14.14 Garlic powder
Fats 0.73 12.89 Paprika
Vitamin C 1.2 0.9 Garlic powder
Carbs 72.73 53.99 Garlic powder
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.65 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 79 229 Paprika
Potassium 1193 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 77 178 Paprika
Sugars 2.43 10.34 Garlic powder
Fiber 9 34.9 Paprika
Copper 0.533 0.713 Paprika
Zinc 2.99 4.33 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 414 314 Garlic powder
Sodium 60 68 Garlic powder
Vitamin A 0 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 0.67 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.435 0.33 Garlic powder
Vitamin B2 0.141 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 0.796 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.743 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 1.654 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 80.3 Paprika
Folate 47 49 Paprika
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.249 2.14 Garlic powder
Monounsaturated Fat 0.115 1.695 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 0.178 7.766 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.121 0.07 Garlic powder
Threonine 0.374 0.49 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.414 0.57 Paprika
Leucine 0.728 0.92 Paprika
Lysine 0.768 0.69 Garlic powder
Methionine 0.111 0.2 Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.525 0.61 Paprika
Valine 0.667 0.75 Paprika
Histidine 0.263 0.25 Garlic powder
Fructose 0.31 6.71 Paprika

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Garlic powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171325/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.