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Paprika vs. Avocado — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Paprika and Avocado

  • Paprika is higher than Avocado in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 273% more than Avocado.
  • Paprika contains 38 times more Iron than Avocado. While Paprika contains 21.14mg of Iron, Avocado contains only 0.55mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, paprika and Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties.

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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.
Contains more Calcium +1808.3%
Contains more Iron +3743.6%
Contains more Magnesium +513.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +503.8%
Contains more Potassium +370.1%
Contains more Zinc +576.6%
Contains more Copper +275.3%
Contains more Manganese +1019.7%
Contains more Selenium +1475%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238% 208% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Contains more Calcium +1808.3%
Contains more Iron +3743.6%
Contains more Magnesium +513.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +503.8%
Contains more Potassium +370.1%
Contains more Zinc +576.6%
Contains more Copper +275.3%
Contains more Manganese +1019.7%
Contains more Selenium +1475%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +33635.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1305.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +392.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +846.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +478.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +733.1%
Contains more Choline +262.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +282.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1011.1%
Contains more Folate +65.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 8% 53%
Contains more Vitamin A +33635.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1305.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +392.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +846.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +478.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +733.1%
Contains more Choline +262.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +282.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1011.1%
Contains more Folate +65.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +607%
Contains more Carbs +532.9%
Contains more Other +389.9%
Contains more Fats +13.7%
Contains more Water +551.5%
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
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
Contains more Protein +607%
Contains more Carbs +532.9%
Contains more Other +389.9%
Contains more Fats +13.7%
Contains more Water +551.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +327.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +478.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.126
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +327.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +478.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.126

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +1250%
Contains more Glucose +610.8%
Contains more Fructose +5491.7%
Contains more Galactose +90%
Contains more Starch +∞%
8% 25% 65% 2%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.81 g
Glucose: 2.63 g
Fructose: 6.71 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.19 g
14% 8% 49% 16% 13%
Starch: 0.11 g
Sucrose: 0.06 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
Contains more Sucrose +1250%
Contains more Glucose +610.8%
Contains more Fructose +5491.7%
Contains more Galactose +90%
Contains more Starch +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Paprika Avocado
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Avocado Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 1.83g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 2g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 14.66g Avocado
Carbs 53.99g 8.53g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 160kcal Paprika
Starch 0.11g Avocado
Fructose 6.71g 0.12g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 0.66g Avocado
Fiber 34.9g 6.7g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 12mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 0.55mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 29mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 52mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 485mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 7mg Avocado
Zinc 4.33mg 0.64mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.19mg Paprika
Manganese 1.59mg 0.142mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg 0.4µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 146IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 7µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 2.07mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 10mg Avocado
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.067mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.13mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.738mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 1.389mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.257mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 81µg Avocado
Choline 51.5mg 14.2mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg 21µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.025mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.073mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.084mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.143mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.132mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.038mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.097mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.107mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.049mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 2.126g Avocado
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 9.799g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 1.816g Paprika
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0g 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g 0.111g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Paprika Avocado
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
385%
Paprika
33%
Avocado
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
21%
Avocado

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Avocado
Avocado contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado
Avocado is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/nutrients
  2. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.