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Paprika vs Marjoram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Paprika and Marjoram

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, while Marjoram has more Iron, Vitamin K, Calcium, Manganese, Folate, and Vitamin C.
  • Marjoram's daily need coverage for Iron is 770% higher.
  • Marjoram contains 17 times less Vitamin E than Paprika. Paprika contains 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Marjoram contains 1.69mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and Spices, marjoram, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.3%
Contains more Calcium +769%
Contains more Iron +291.2%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +58.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 306
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 597% 3102% 248% 132% 135% 11% 99% 378%
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains less Sodium -11.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.3%
Contains more Calcium +769%
Contains more Iron +291.2%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +58.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 306

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 +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1621.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +5611.1%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%
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 485% 34% 0% 172% 73% 73% 78% 0% 275% 206% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin A +510.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1621.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +5611.1%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +674.2%

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 Marjoram
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Marjoram Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 20.26g Marjoram
Protein 14.14g 12.66g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 7.04g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 60.56g Marjoram
Calories 282kcal 271kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 4.09g Marjoram
Fiber 34.9g 40.3g Marjoram
Calcium 229mg 1990mg Marjoram
Iron 21.14mg 82.71mg Marjoram
Magnesium 178mg 346mg Marjoram
Phosphorus 314mg 306mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 1522mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 77mg Paprika
Zinc 4.33mg 3.6mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 1.133mg Marjoram
Vitamin A 49254IU 8068IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 1.69mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 51.4mg Marjoram
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.289mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.316mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 4.12mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 1.19mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 274µg Marjoram
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 621.7µg Marjoram
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.529g Marjoram
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.94g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 4.405g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Paprika Marjoram
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
246
Marjoram
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
587
Marjoram

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
76%
Marjoram
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
61%
Marjoram
Fats
59%
Paprika
32%
Marjoram

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.611g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Marjoram
Marjoram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Marjoram
Marjoram 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.

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. Marjoram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170928/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.