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Paprika vs. Spearmint — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Paprika and Spearmint

  • Spearmint has less Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus than Paprika.
  • Paprika covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 251% more than Spearmint.
  • Paprika has 14 times more Vitamin B6 than Spearmint. While Paprika has 2.141mg of Vitamin B6, Spearmint has only 0.158mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, paprika and Spearmint, fresh.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +15.1%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +182.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +423.3%
Contains more Potassium +397.8%
Contains more Zinc +297.2%
Contains more Copper +197.1%
Contains more Manganese +42.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238% 208% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 60% 446% 45% 26% 41% 4% 30% 80% 146% 0%
Contains more Calcium +15.1%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +182.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +423.3%
Contains more Potassium +397.8%
Contains more Zinc +297.2%
Contains more Copper +197.1%
Contains more Manganese +42.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +1114.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +602.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +961.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +904%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1255.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1377.8%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 244% 0% 0% 45% 20% 41% 18% 15% 37% 79% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1114.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +602.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +961.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +904%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1255.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1377.8%
Contains more Folate +114.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +329.8%
Contains more Fats +1665.8%
Contains more Carbs +542%
Contains more Other +283.2%
Contains more Water +661.1%
14% 13% 54% 11% 8%
Protein: 14.14 g
Fats: 12.89 g
Carbs: 53.99 g
Water: 11.24 g
Other: 7.74 g
3% 8% 86% 2%
Protein: 3.29 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 8.41 g
Water: 85.55 g
Other: 2.02 g
Contains more Protein +329.8%
Contains more Fats +1665.8%
Contains more Carbs +542%
Contains more Other +283.2%
Contains more Water +661.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6680%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1871.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.1%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.191 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.394 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6680%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1871.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Paprika Spearmint
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Spearmint Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 1.61g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 3.29g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 0.73g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 8.41g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 44kcal Paprika
Fructose 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g Spearmint
Fiber 34.9g 6.8g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 199mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 11.87mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 63mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 60mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 458mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 30mg Spearmint
Zinc 4.33mg 1.09mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.24mg Paprika
Manganese 1.59mg 1.118mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 4054IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 203µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 13.3mg Spearmint
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.078mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.175mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 0.948mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.25mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.158mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 105µg Spearmint
Choline 51.5mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.05mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.135mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.135mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.247mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.141mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.046mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.168mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.164mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.066mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.191g Spearmint
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.025g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.394g Paprika
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Spearmint
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
385%
Paprika
38%
Spearmint
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
88%
Spearmint

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spearmint
Spearmint is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spearmint
Spearmint contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spearmint
Spearmint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.949g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spearmint
Spearmint is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Spearmint
Spearmint is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/nutrients
  2. Spearmint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173475/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.