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Paprika vs. Currant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Paprika and Currant

  • Currant has less Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B3, Manganese, and Potassium.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 273% more.
  • Paprika has 291 times more Vitamin E than Currant. Paprika has 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Currant has 0.1mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, paprika and Currants, red and white, raw.

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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 Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Iron +2014%
Contains more Magnesium +1269.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +613.6%
Contains more Potassium +729.1%
Contains more Zinc +1782.6%
Contains more Copper +566.4%
Contains more Manganese +754.8%
Contains more Selenium +950%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
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 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36% 25% 4%
Contains more Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Iron +2014%
Contains more Magnesium +1269.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +613.6%
Contains more Potassium +729.1%
Contains more Zinc +1782.6%
Contains more Copper +566.4%
Contains more Manganese +754.8%
Contains more Selenium +950%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%

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 +117171.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +29000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +9960%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3821.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2958.6%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Choline +577.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +630%
Contains more Vitamin C +4455.6%
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 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 5% 28%
Contains more Vitamin A +117171.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +29000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +725%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +9960%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3821.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2958.6%
Contains more Folate +512.5%
Contains more Choline +577.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +630%
Contains more Vitamin C +4455.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +910%
Contains more Fats +6345%
Contains more Carbs +291.2%
Contains more Other +1090.8%
Contains more Water +646.9%
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
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
Contains more Protein +910%
Contains more Fats +6345%
Contains more Carbs +291.2%
Contains more Other +1090.8%
Contains more Water +646.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5953.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8725%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5953.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8725%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.2%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +32.8%
Contains more Fructose +90.1%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +22.4%
8% 25% 65% 2%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.81 g
Glucose: 2.63 g
Fructose: 6.71 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.19 g
8% 44% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.61 g
Glucose: 3.22 g
Fructose: 3.53 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +32.8%
Contains more Fructose +90.1%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +22.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Paprika Currant
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 Currant Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 9.5g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 1.4g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 0.2g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 13.8g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 56kcal Paprika
Fructose 6.71g 3.53g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 7.37g Currant
Fiber 34.9g 4.3g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 33mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 1mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 13mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 44mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 275mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 1mg Currant
Zinc 4.33mg 0.23mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.107mg Paprika
Manganese 1.59mg 0.186mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg 0.6µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 42IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 2µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.1mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.04mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.05mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 0.1mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.064mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.07mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 8µg Paprika
Choline 51.5mg 7.6mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg 11µg 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 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.028g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.088g 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 Currant
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
17%
Currant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
17%
Currant

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 - 25)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.97g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.123g)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.