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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, 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 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
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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
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1258% 53% 68% 137% 370% 69% 127% 9%
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 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 10% 4% 0% 0% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 0% 0% 43%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
85%
Paprika
138%
Fenugreek
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
58%
Fenugreek
Fats
59%
Paprika
30%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Paprika Fenugreek Opinion
Calories 282 323 Fenugreek
Protein 14.14 23 Fenugreek
Fats 12.89 6.41 Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9 3 Fenugreek
Carbs 53.99 58.35 Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 21.14 33.53 Fenugreek
Calcium 229 176 Paprika
Potassium 2280 770 Paprika
Magnesium 178 191 Fenugreek
Sugars 10.34 Fenugreek
Fiber 34.9 24.6 Paprika
Copper 0.713 1.11 Fenugreek
Zinc 4.33 2.5 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 314 296 Paprika
Sodium 68 67 Fenugreek
Vitamin A 49254 60 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.33 0.322 Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23 0.366 Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06 1.64 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141 0.6 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Paprika
Folate 49 57 Fenugreek
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.14 1.46 Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07 0.391 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.49 0.898 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 0.57 1.241 Fenugreek
Leucine 0.92 1.757 Fenugreek
Lysine 0.69 1.684 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.2 0.338 Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 0.61 1.089 Fenugreek
Valine 0.75 1.102 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.25 0.668 Fenugreek
Fructose 6.71 Paprika

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.