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Paprika vs. Dates — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Paprika and Dates

  • Paprika is higher than Dates in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Manganese, Copper, and Vitamin B3.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 274% more than Dates .
  • Paprika contains 582 times more Vitamin E than Dates . While Paprika contains 29.1mg of Vitamin E , Dates contain only 0.05mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, paprika and Dates, deglet noor.

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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 +487.2%
Contains more Iron +1972.5%
Contains more Magnesium +314%
Contains more Phosphorus +406.5%
Contains more Potassium +247.6%
Contains more Zinc +1393.1%
Contains more Copper +246.1%
Contains more Manganese +506.9%
Contains more Selenium +110%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
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 12% 39% 31% 27% 58% 1% 8% 69% 35% 17%
Contains more Calcium +487.2%
Contains more Iron +1972.5%
Contains more Magnesium +314%
Contains more Phosphorus +406.5%
Contains more Potassium +247.6%
Contains more Zinc +1393.1%
Contains more Copper +246.1%
Contains more Manganese +506.9%
Contains more Selenium +110%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%

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
11
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Contains more Vitamin A +492440%
Contains more Vitamin E +58100%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +534.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +689.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1197.6%
Contains more Folate +157.9%
Contains more Choline +717.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2874.1%
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 1% 1% 0% 2% 14% 16% 24% 36% 39% 15% 0% 4% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +492440%
Contains more Vitamin E +58100%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +534.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +689.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1197.6%
Contains more Folate +157.9%
Contains more Choline +717.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2874.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +477.1%
Contains more Fats +3205.1%
Contains more Other +383.8%
Contains more Carbs +39%
Contains more Water +82.7%
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
2% 75% 21%
Protein: 2.45 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 75.03 g
Water: 20.53 g
Other: 1.6 g
Contains more Protein +477.1%
Contains more Fats +3205.1%
Contains more Other +383.8%
Contains more Carbs +39%
Contains more Water +82.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4608.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40773.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.5%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
37% 41% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.036 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.019 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4608.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40773.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +2843.2%
Contains more Glucose +655.5%
Contains more Fructose +191.5%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
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
38% 31% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 23.84 g
Glucose: 19.87 g
Fructose: 19.56 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.12 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +2843.2%
Contains more Glucose +655.5%
Contains more Fructose +191.5%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Paprika Dates
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Dates Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 67.03g Dates
Protein 14.14g 2.45g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 0.39g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 75.03g Dates
Calories 282kcal 282kcal
Fructose 6.71g 19.56g Dates
Sugar 10.34g 63.35g Paprika
Fiber 34.9g 8g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 39mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 1.02mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 43mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 62mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 656mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 2mg Dates
Zinc 4.33mg 0.29mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.206mg Paprika
Manganese 1.59mg 0.262mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg 3µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 10IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 0µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.05mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0.4mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.052mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.066mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.274mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.589mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.165mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 19µg Paprika
Choline 51.5mg 6.3mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg 2.7µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.012mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.043mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.049mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.084mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.066mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.022mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.05mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.071mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.032mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.032g Dates
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.036g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.019g 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 Dates
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
12%
Dates
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
29%
Dates

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dates
Dates contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dates
Dates is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.108g)
Which food is cheaper?
Dates
Dates is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. Dates - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171726/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.