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Paprika vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Paprika and Sesame

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, and Potassium, while Sesame has more Copper, and Calcium.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 374% higher.
  • Sesame contains 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Paprika. Paprika contains 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Sesame contains 0µg.

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 Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Copper +472.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Potassium +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +325.8%
Contains more Magnesium +97.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Contains more Zinc +79%
Contains more Copper +472.5%

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
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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +547166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11540%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 11.65g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 17.73g Sesame
Fats 12.89g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 53.99g 23.45g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 0.3g Sesame
Fiber 34.9g 11.8g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 975mg Sesame
Iron 21.14mg 14.55mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 314mg 629mg Sesame
Potassium 2280mg 468mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 4.33mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.713mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 49254IU 9IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.25mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.247mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 4.515mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.05mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.79mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 97µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 0µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine 0.49mg 0.736mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine 0.92mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine 0.69mg 0.569mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.94mg Sesame
Valine 0.75mg 0.99mg Sesame
Histidine 0.25mg 0.522mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Sesame
Saturated Fat 2.14g 6.957g Paprika
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 21.773g Sesame

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Paprika Sesame
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
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

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.

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.