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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, 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 than Curry powder. While Paprika has 2463µg of Vitamin A, 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 Copper +68.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Equal in Iron - 19.1
Equal in Zinc - 4.7
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 717% 158% 104% 183% 400% 129% 158% 7%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Potassium +94.9%
Contains more Calcium +129.3%
Contains more Magnesium +43.3%
Contains more Copper +68.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
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 C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +259131.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.3%
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 Vitamin K +24.3%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
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 3% 2% 505% 0% 44% 47% 62% 65% 25% 0% 250% 43%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +259131.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.3%
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 Vitamin K +24.3%
Contains more Folate +14.3%

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
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 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

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Paprika Curry powder
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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