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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" charts 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 Manganese +29.5%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 191
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Equal in Sodium - 67
Equal in Selenium - 6.3
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 53% 1258% 137% 127% 68% 9% 69% 370% 161% 35%
Contains more Calcium +30.1%
Contains more Potassium +196.1%
Contains more Zinc +73.2%
Contains more Manganese +29.5%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 191
Equal in Phosphorus - 296
Equal in Sodium - 67
Equal in Selenium - 6.3

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 +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 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 4% 0% 0% 10% 81% 85% 31% 0% 139% 43% 0% 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +101.1%
Contains more Water +27.1%
Contains more Other +127.6%
Contains more Protein +62.7%
Equal in Carbs - 58.35
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
23% 6% 58% 9% 3%
Protein: 23 g
Fats: 6.41 g
Carbs: 58.35 g
Water: 8.84 g
Other: 3.4 g
Contains more Fats +101.1%
Contains more Water +27.1%
Contains more Other +127.6%
Contains more Protein +62.7%
Equal in Carbs - 58.35

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.8%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 1.46 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -31.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Paprika Fenugreek
Rich in minerals ok
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

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
Fructose 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 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
Manganese 1.59mg 1.228mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg 6.3µg
Vitamin A 49254IU 60IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 3µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg Paprika
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 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.6mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 57µg Fenugreek
Choline 51.5mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg 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
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.46g Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 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 Fenugreek
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
30%
Fenugreek
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
228%
Fenugreek

Comparison summary

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 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)

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. 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.