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Paprika vs Flax - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Paprika and Flax different?

  • Paprika is richer in Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin K, while Flax is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, Copper, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Paprika covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 274% more than Flax.
  • Paprika contains 94 times more Vitamin E than Flax. Paprika contains 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Flax contains 0.31mg.

Spices, paprika and Seeds, flaxseed types were used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Flax
Contains more Iron +268.9%
Contains more Potassium +180.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +120.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Equal in Zinc - 4.34
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 77% 215% 280% 276% 72% 4% 119% 407%
Contains more Iron +268.9%
Contains more Potassium +180.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +120.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Equal in Zinc - 4.34

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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Flax
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +9287.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1767.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.2%
Contains more Folate +77.6%
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 0% 7% 0% 2% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 66% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +9287.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +154.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +352.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1767.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +398.2%
Contains more Folate +77.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Flax Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 1.58g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 18.29g Flax
Fats 12.89g 42.16g Flax
Carbs 53.99g 28.88g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 534kcal Flax
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g 0g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 1.55g Flax
Fiber 34.9g 27.3g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 255mg Flax
Iron 21.14mg 5.73mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 392mg Flax
Phosphorus 314mg 642mg Flax
Potassium 2280mg 813mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 30mg Flax
Zinc 4.33mg 4.34mg Flax
Copper 0.713mg 1.22mg Flax
Vitamin A 49254IU 0IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.31mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0.6mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 1.644mg Flax
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.161mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 3.08mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.985mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.473mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 87µg Flax
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 4.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.297mg Flax
Threonine 0.49mg 0.766mg Flax
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.896mg Flax
Leucine 0.92mg 1.235mg Flax
Lysine 0.69mg 0.862mg Flax
Methionine 0.2mg 0.37mg Flax
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.957mg Flax
Valine 0.75mg 1.072mg Flax
Histidine 0.25mg 0.472mg Flax
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Flax
Saturated Fat 2.14g 3.663g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 7.527g Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 28.73g Flax

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Flax
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
63
Flax
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
181
Flax

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
110%
Flax
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
29%
Flax
Fats
59%
Paprika
195%
Flax

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.523g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flax
Flax is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.