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Paprika vs. Dried thyme — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Paprika and Dried thyme

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however, Dried thyme is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Folate, and Vitamin C.
  • Dried thyme covers your daily Vitamin K needs 1362% more than Paprika.
  • Dried thyme has 13 times less Vitamin A RAE than Paprika. Paprika has 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Dried thyme has 190µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and Spices, thyme, dried.

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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 Phosphorus +56.2%
Contains more Potassium +180.1%
Contains more Selenium +37%
Contains more Calcium +725.3%
Contains more Iron +484.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.6%
Contains less Sodium -19.1%
Contains more Zinc +42.7%
Contains more Copper +20.6%
Contains more Manganese +394.8%
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 567% 4635% 158% 87% 72% 8% 169% 287% 1027% 26%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.2%
Contains more Potassium +180.1%
Contains more Selenium +37%
Contains more Calcium +725.3%
Contains more Iron +484.7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.6%
Contains less Sodium -19.1%
Contains more Zinc +42.7%
Contains more Copper +20.6%
Contains more Manganese +394.8%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +1196.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +289%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.3%
Contains more Choline +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.5%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2035.1%
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 228% 150% 0% 167% 129% 93% 93% 0% 127% 206% 0% 24% 4287%
Contains more Vitamin A +1196.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +289%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.3%
Contains more Choline +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.5%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2035.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.2%
Contains more Fats +73.5%
Contains more Water +44.3%
Contains more Carbs +18.4%
Contains more Other +51.6%
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
9% 7% 64% 8% 12%
Protein: 9.11 g
Fats: 7.43 g
Carbs: 63.94 g
Water: 7.79 g
Other: 11.73 g
Contains more Protein +55.2%
Contains more Fats +73.5%
Contains more Water +44.3%
Contains more Carbs +18.4%
Contains more Other +51.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +260.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +552.6%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
62% 11% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.47 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.19 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +260.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +552.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Paprika Dried thyme
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Dried thyme Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 26.94g Dried thyme
Protein 14.14g 9.11g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 7.43g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 63.94g Dried thyme
Calories 282kcal 276kcal Paprika
Fructose 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 1.71g Dried thyme
Fiber 34.9g 37g Dried thyme
Calcium 229mg 1890mg Dried thyme
Iron 21.14mg 123.6mg Dried thyme
Magnesium 178mg 220mg Dried thyme
Phosphorus 314mg 201mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 814mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 55mg Dried thyme
Zinc 4.33mg 6.18mg Dried thyme
Copper 0.713mg 0.86mg Dried thyme
Manganese 1.59mg 7.867mg Dried thyme
Selenium 6.3µg 4.6µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 3800IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 190µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 7.48mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 50mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.513mg Dried thyme
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.399mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 4.94mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.55mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 274µg Dried thyme
Choline 51.5mg 43.6mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg 1714.5µg Dried thyme
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.186mg Dried thyme
Threonine 0.49mg 0.252mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.468mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.43mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.207mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.502mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 2.73g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.47g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 1.19g Paprika
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g Paprika

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Paprika Dried thyme
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
423%
Dried thyme
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
703%
Dried thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.59g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried thyme
Dried thyme is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Dried thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170938/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.