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Paprika vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Paprika and Chocolate

  • The amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Potassium in Paprika is higher than in Chocolate.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A needs 273% more than Chocolate.
  • Chocolate has 54 times less Vitamin E than Paprika. Paprika has 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Chocolate has 0.54mg.
  • Paprika contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +308.9%
Contains more Potassium +307.9%
Contains more Magnesium +21.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +308.9%
Contains more Potassium +307.9%
Contains more Magnesium +21.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%

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
Paprika
11
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Contains more Vitamin A +98408%
Contains more Vitamin E +5288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1287.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4997.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +891.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +98408%
Contains more Vitamin E +5288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1287.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +745.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4997.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +891.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
120
Chocolate

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
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
61%
Chocolate
Fats
59%
Paprika
144%
Chocolate

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 Chocolate
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok

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Paprika Chocolate
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 Cholesterol?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Sugar (difference - 37.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.379g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
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 Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $0.6)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Chocolate Opinion
Calories 282 546 Chocolate
Protein 14.14 4.88 Paprika
Fats 12.89 31.28 Chocolate
Vitamin C 0.9 Paprika
Carbs 53.99 61.17 Chocolate
Cholesterol 0 8 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 Paprika
Iron 21.14 8.02 Paprika
Calcium 229 56 Paprika
Potassium 2280 559 Paprika
Magnesium 178 146 Paprika
Sugar 10.34 47.9 Paprika
Fiber 34.9 7 Paprika
Copper 0.713 1.028 Chocolate
Zinc 4.33 2.01 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 314 206 Paprika
Sodium 68 24 Chocolate
Vitamin A 49254 50 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 0.54 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33 0.025 Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23 0.05 Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06 0.725 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 0.297 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141 0.042 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0.23 Chocolate
Vitamin K 80.3 8.1 Paprika
Folate 49 Paprika
Trans Fat 0 0.112 Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14 18.519 Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695 9.54 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766 1.092 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07 Paprika
Threonine 0.49 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57 Paprika
Leucine 0.92 Paprika
Lysine 0.69 Paprika
Methionine 0.2 Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61 Paprika
Valine 0.75 Paprika
Histidine 0.25 Paprika
Fructose 6.71 0 Paprika

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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.