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Paprika vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Paprika and Oregano

  • Paprika is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, yet Oregano is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, and Folate.
  • Oregano covers your daily Vitamin K needs 451% more than Paprika.
  • Paprika contains 29 times more Vitamin A RAE than Oregano. While Paprika contains 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, Oregano contains only 85µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, paprika and Spices, oregano, 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 Phosphorus +112.2%
Contains more Potassium +81%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +597.4%
Contains more Iron +74.1%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -63.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.2%
Contains more Potassium +81%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +597.4%
Contains more Iron +74.1%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains less Sodium -63.2%

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 +2795.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +155.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
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 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin A +2795.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +155.6%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
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 Oregano
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 14.14g 9g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 4.28g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 282kcal 265kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g 1.13g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 4.09g Oregano
Fiber 34.9g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 229mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 21.14mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 178mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 314mg 148mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 1260mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 4.33mg 2.69mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.633mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 1701IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 18.26mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.177mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.528mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 4.64mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.921mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 1.044mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.49mg 0.322mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.441mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.78mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.5mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.127mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.449mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.585mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.144mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.551g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.716g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 1.369g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Oregano
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
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
314
Oregano

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
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
69%
Oregano
Fats
59%
Paprika
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.589g)
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. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/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.