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Paprika vs Curry powder - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Paprika and Curry powder

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, however Curry powder is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Selenium, Copper, and Calcium.
  • Curry powder covers your daily need of Manganese 292% more than Paprika.
  • Paprika has 2463 times more Vitamin A RAE than Curry powder. While Paprika has 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, Curry powder has only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, paprika and Spices, curry powder.

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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 +10.7%
Contains more Potassium +94.9%
Contains more Calcium +129.3%
Contains more Magnesium +43.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Contains more Copper +68.3%
Equal in Iron - 19.1
Equal in Zinc - 4.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 158% 717% 183% 158% 104% 7% 129% 400%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Potassium +94.9%
Contains more Calcium +129.3%
Contains more Magnesium +43.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Contains more Copper +68.3%
Equal in Iron - 19.1
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +259131.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +515%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1939%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +24.3%
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 2% 505% 0% 3% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 43% 0% 250%
Contains more Vitamin A +259131.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +515%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1939%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +24.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Curry powder Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 2.63g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 14.29g Curry powder
Fats 12.89g 14.01g Curry powder
Carbs 53.99g 55.83g Curry powder
Calories 282kcal 325kcal Curry powder
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g 0.79g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 2.76g Curry powder
Fiber 34.9g 53.2g Curry powder
Calcium 229mg 525mg Curry powder
Iron 21.14mg 19.1mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 255mg Curry powder
Phosphorus 314mg 367mg Curry powder
Potassium 2280mg 1170mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 52mg Curry powder
Zinc 4.33mg 4.7mg Curry powder
Copper 0.713mg 1.2mg Curry powder
Vitamin A 49254IU 19IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 25.24mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0.7mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.176mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.2mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 3.26mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 1.07mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.105mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 56µg Curry powder
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 99.8µg Curry powder
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.11mg Curry powder
Threonine 0.49mg 0.35mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.63mg Curry powder
Leucine 0.92mg 0.89mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.7mg Curry powder
Methionine 0.2mg 0.19mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.58mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.75mg
Histidine 0.25mg 0.29mg Curry powder
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.648g Curry powder
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 8.782g Curry powder
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 3.056g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Curry powder
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
87
Curry powder
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
231
Curry powder

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
86%
Curry powder
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
56%
Curry powder
Fats
59%
Paprika
65%
Curry powder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Curry powder
Curry powder contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Curry powder
Curry powder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.492g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Curry powder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170924/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.