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Paprika vs Fenugreek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Paprika and Fenugreek?

  • Paprika is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Fiber, Zinc, and Manganese, however Fenugreek is richer in Iron, and Copper.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 273% more.
  • Fenugreek contains 6 times less Vitamin B3 than Paprika. Paprika contains 10.06mg of Vitamin B3, while Fenugreek contains 1.64mg.

We used Spices, paprika and Spices, fenugreek seed types in this article.

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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 Calcium +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +196.1%
Contains more Zinc +73.2%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 191
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Equal in Sodium - 67
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370%
Contains more Calcium +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +196.1%
Contains more Zinc +73.2%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 191
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Equal in Sodium - 67

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 +81990%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Folate +16.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.322
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 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +81990%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +236.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +513.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Folate +16.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.322

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 Fenugreek
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
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Fenugreek Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 33.75g Fenugreek
Protein 14.14g 23g Fenugreek
Fats 12.89g 6.41g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 58.35g Fenugreek
Calories 282kcal 323kcal Fenugreek
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g g Fenugreek
Fiber 34.9g 24.6g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 176mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 33.53mg Fenugreek
Magnesium 178mg 191mg Fenugreek
Phosphorus 314mg 296mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 770mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 67mg Fenugreek
Zinc 4.33mg 2.5mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 1.11mg Fenugreek
Vitamin A 49254IU 60IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 3mg Fenugreek
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.322mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.366mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.64mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.6mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 57µg Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.391mg Fenugreek
Threonine 0.49mg 0.898mg Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.57mg 1.241mg Fenugreek
Leucine 0.92mg 1.757mg Fenugreek
Lysine 0.69mg 1.684mg Fenugreek
Methionine 0.2mg 0.338mg Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 1.089mg Fenugreek
Valine 0.75mg 1.102mg Fenugreek
Histidine 0.25mg 0.668mg Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.46g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Paprika Fenugreek
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
33
Fenugreek
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
261
Fenugreek

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
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
59%
Paprika
30%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.68g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Fenugreek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171324/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.