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Paprika vs. Coriander seeds — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Paprika and Coriander seeds

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Coriander seeds has more Calcium, Magnesium, Selenium, Copper, and Fiber.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 274% higher.
  • Coriander seeds contain 5 times less Vitamin B3 than Paprika. Paprika contains 10.06mg of Vitamin B3, while Coriander seeds contain 2.13mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and Spices, coriander seed.

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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 Iron +29.5%
Contains more Potassium +80%
Contains more Calcium +209.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.5%
Contains more Copper +36.7%
Contains more Manganese +19.5%
Contains more Selenium +315.9%
Equal in Zinc - 4.7
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 213% 612% 236% 176% 112% 5% 129% 325% 248% 143%
Contains more Iron +29.5%
Contains more Potassium +80%
Contains more Calcium +209.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -48.5%
Contains more Copper +36.7%
Contains more Manganese +19.5%
Contains more Selenium +315.9%
Equal in Zinc - 4.7

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.
Paprika
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +372.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
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 0% 0% 0% 70% 60% 67% 40% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +372.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Water +26.9%
Contains more Other +28.8%
Contains more Fats +37.9%
Equal in Carbs - 54.99
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
12% 18% 55% 9% 6%
Protein: 12.37 g
Fats: 17.77 g
Carbs: 54.99 g
Water: 8.86 g
Other: 6.01 g
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Water +26.9%
Contains more Other +28.8%
Contains more Fats +37.9%
Equal in Carbs - 54.99

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +343.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +701.2%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
6% 83% 11%
Saturated Fat: 0.99 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.58 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.75 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +343.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +701.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Coriander seeds Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 13.09g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 12.37g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 17.77g Coriander seeds
Carbs 53.99g 54.99g Coriander seeds
Calories 282kcal 298kcal Coriander seeds
Fructose 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g Coriander seeds
Fiber 34.9g 41.9g Coriander seeds
Calcium 229mg 709mg Coriander seeds
Iron 21.14mg 16.32mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 330mg Coriander seeds
Phosphorus 314mg 409mg Coriander seeds
Potassium 2280mg 1267mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 35mg Coriander seeds
Zinc 4.33mg 4.7mg Coriander seeds
Copper 0.713mg 0.975mg Coriander seeds
Manganese 1.59mg 1.9mg Coriander seeds
Selenium 6.3µg 26.2µg Coriander seeds
Vitamin A 49254IU 0IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 0µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 21mg Coriander seeds
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.239mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.29mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 2.13mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 0µg Paprika
Choline 51.5mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.99g Coriander seeds
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 13.58g Coriander seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 1.75g Paprika
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Coriander seeds
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
18%
Coriander seeds
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
220%
Coriander seeds

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Coriander seeds
Coriander seeds is relatively richer in minerals
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. Coriander seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170922/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.