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Paprika vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Paprika and Mustard

  • Paprika is richer than Mustard in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin K, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Paprika is 273% higher.
  • Paprika contains 81 times more Vitamin E than Mustard. Paprika contains 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Mustard contains 0.36mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, paprika and Mustard, prepared, yellow.

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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 +263.5%
Contains more Iron +1213%
Contains more Magnesium +270.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.7%
Contains more Potassium +1400%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Zinc +576.6%
Contains more Copper +863.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25%
Contains more Calcium +263.5%
Contains more Iron +1213%
Contains more Magnesium +270.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.7%
Contains more Potassium +1400%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Zinc +576.6%
Contains more Copper +863.5%

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
Paprika
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +45087.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1657.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1680.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +888.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2958.6%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +5635.7%
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 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +45087.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1657.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1680.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +888.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2958.6%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +5635.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Mustard Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 1.83g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 3.74g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 3.34g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 5.83g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 60kcal Paprika
Starch g 0.64g Mustard
Fructose 6.71g 0.23g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 0.92g Mustard
Fiber 34.9g 4g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 63mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 1.61mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 48mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 108mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 152mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 1104mg Paprika
Zinc 4.33mg 0.64mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.074mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 109IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.36mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0.3mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.177mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.07mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 0.565mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.254mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.07mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 7µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 1.4µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.009mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.167mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.146mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.292mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.264mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.076mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.161mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.189mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.119mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.009g Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.214g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 2.182g Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.774g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Mustard
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
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
45
Mustard

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
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
6%
Mustard
Fats
59%
Paprika
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 1036mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.926g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/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.