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Paprika vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Paprika and Black pepper different?

  • Paprika is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Fiber, while Black pepper is higher in Manganese, Vitamin K, and Copper.
  • Black pepper covers your daily need of Manganese 485% more than Paprika.
  • Paprika contains 91 times more Vitamin A RAE than Black pepper. Paprika contains 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Black pepper contains 27µg.

Spices, paprika and Spices, pepper, black 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
Contains more Iron +117.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.6%
Contains more Zinc +263.9%
Contains more Calcium +93.4%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Copper +86.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 171
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains more Iron +117.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.6%
Contains more Zinc +263.9%
Contains more Calcium +93.4%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Copper +86.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 171

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 A +8904.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +2698.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +780.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +635.7%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +103.9%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin A +8904.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +2698.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +583.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +780.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +635.7%
Contains more Folate +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +103.9%

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.
Paprika Black pepper
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 Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 38.65g Black pepper
Protein 14.14g 10.39g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 3.26g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 63.95g Black pepper
Calories 282kcal 251kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g 0.23g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 0.64g Black pepper
Fiber 34.9g 25.3g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 443mg Black pepper
Iron 21.14mg 9.71mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 171mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 158mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 1329mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 20mg Black pepper
Zinc 4.33mg 1.19mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 1.33mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 49254IU 547IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 1.04mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.108mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.18mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.143mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 1.399mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.291mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 17µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 163.7µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.058mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.244mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.366mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 1.014mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.69mg 0.244mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.096mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.446mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.547mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.159mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.392g Black pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.739g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.998g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Paprika Black pepper
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
415
Paprika
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
160
Black pepper

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
85%
Paprika
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
64%
Black pepper
Fats
59%
Paprika
15%
Black pepper

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 - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.748g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.