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Paprika vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Paprika and Seed

  • Paprika is richer in Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B2, and Potassium, yet Seed is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin E from Paprika is 191% higher.
  • Paprika contains 7 times more Vitamin B2 than Seed. Paprika contains 1.23mg of Vitamin B2, while Seed contains 0.17mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, paprika and Seeds, chia seeds, 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
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Seed
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +460.2%
Contains more Calcium +175.5%
Contains more Magnesium +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Equal in Zinc - 4.58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Potassium +460.2%
Contains more Calcium +175.5%
Contains more Magnesium +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Equal in Zinc - 4.58

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin A +91111.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.9%
Equal in Folate - 49
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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +91111.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +5720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +623.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87.9%
Equal in Folate - 49

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Seed Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 7.72g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 16.54g Seed
Fats 12.89g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 53.99g 42.12g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g g Seed
Fiber 34.9g 34.4g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 631mg Seed
Iron 21.14mg 7.72mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 314mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 2280mg 407mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 4.33mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 0.713mg 0.924mg Seed
Vitamin A 49254IU 54IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.5mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU IU Paprika
Vitamin D 0µg µg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 1.6mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.17mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 8.83mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 49µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine 0.49mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine 0.92mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine 0.69mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine 0.2mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine 0.75mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine 0.25mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.14g Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 3.33g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Paprika Seed
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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
42%
Seed
Fats
59%
Paprika
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.19g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.