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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, 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 than Cumin. Paprika has 2463µg of Vitamin A, 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 Iron +213.9%
Contains more Calcium +306.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -59.5%
Contains more Iron +213.9%
Contains more Calcium +306.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.9%

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 Vitamin K +1387%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin C +755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%
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 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
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 Vitamin K +1387%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin C +755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.3%

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 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

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Paprika Cumin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Cumin Opinion
Calories 282 375 Cumin
Protein 14.14 17.81 Cumin
Fats 12.89 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 0.9 7.7 Cumin
Carbs 53.99 44.24 Paprika
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 21.14 66.36 Cumin
Calcium 229 931 Cumin
Potassium 2280 1788 Paprika
Magnesium 178 366 Cumin
Sugar 10.34 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 34.9 10.5 Paprika
Copper 0.713 0.867 Cumin
Zinc 4.33 4.8 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 314 499 Cumin
Sodium 68 168 Paprika
Vitamin A 49254 1270 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 3.33 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.33 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 1.23 0.327 Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06 4.579 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141 0.435 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 5.4 Paprika
Folate 49 10 Paprika
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 2.14 1.535 Cumin
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766 3.279 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 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. 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.