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Paprika vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Paprika and Sesame

  • Paprika has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Potassium, while Sesame has more Copper, Vitamin A, Calcium, and Vitamin K.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 374% higher.
  • Sesame contains 116 times less Vitamin E than Paprika. Paprika contains 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Sesame contains 0.25mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, 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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Sesame
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +325.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.2%
Contains more Copper +472.5%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +325.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.2%
Contains more Copper +472.5%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +398%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.7%
Contains more Folate +98%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 2956% 583% 0% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 0% 201% 37%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +398%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.7%
Contains more Folate +98%

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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
23%
Sesame
Fats
59%
Paprika
229%
Sesame

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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.817g)
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 - $1.4)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Sesame Opinion
Calories 282 573 Sesame
Protein 14.14 17.73 Sesame
Fats 12.89 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0.9 0 Paprika
Carbs 53.99 23.45 Paprika
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 21.14 14.55 Paprika
Calcium 229 975 Sesame
Potassium 2280 468 Paprika
Magnesium 178 351 Sesame
Sugar 10.34 0.3 Sesame
Fiber 34.9 11.8 Paprika
Copper 0.713 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 4.33 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 314 629 Sesame
Sodium 68 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 49254 9 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 0.25 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.33 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 1.23 0.247 Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06 4.515 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 0.05 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141 0.79 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 0 Paprika
Folate 49 97 Sesame
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 2.14 6.957 Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.07 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.49 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.57 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 0.92 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.69 0.569 Paprika
Methionine 0.2 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.61 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.75 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.25 0.522 Sesame
Fructose 6.71 Paprika

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.