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Paprika vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Paprika and Cumin

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin K, however Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 565% more.
  • Paprika has 38 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cumin. Paprika has 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cumin has 64µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, paprika and Spices, cumin 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Cumin
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Calcium +306.6%
Contains more Iron +213.9%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Calcium +306.6%
Contains more Iron +213.9%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Copper +21.6%

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin A +3778.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +773.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +276.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.2%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387%
Contains more Vitamin C +755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +3778.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +773.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +276.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.2%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387%
Contains more Vitamin C +755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 33.74g Cumin
Protein 14.14g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 12.89g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 53.99g 44.24g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 375kcal Cumin
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 2.25g Cumin
Fiber 34.9g 10.5g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 931mg Cumin
Iron 21.14mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 178mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 314mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 2280mg 1788mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 168mg Paprika
Zinc 4.33mg 4.8mg Cumin
Copper 0.713mg 0.867mg Cumin
Vitamin A 49254IU 1270IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 3.33mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 7.7mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.327mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 4.579mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.435mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 10µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 5.4µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cumin
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.535g Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 3.279g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Cumin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
480
Cumin

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
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
44%
Cumin
Fats
59%
Paprika
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 100mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.605g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.