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Paprika vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Paprika and Cinnamon different?

  • Paprika is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, Calcium, and Fiber.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily need of Manganese 690% more than Paprika.
  • Paprika contains 164 times more Vitamin A than Cinnamon. Paprika contains 2463µg of Vitamin A, while Cinnamon contains 15µg.

Spices, paprika and Spices, cinnamon, ground 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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Contains more Iron +154.1%
Contains more Potassium +429%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
Contains more Zinc +136.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +390.6%
Contains more Calcium +337.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 312% 301% 39% 43% 114% 50% 28% 2%
Contains more Iron +154.1%
Contains more Potassium +429%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
Contains more Zinc +136.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +390.6%
Contains more Calcium +337.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +16596.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1154.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +655.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +601.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1255.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.4%
Contains more Folate +716.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +322.2%
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 13% 18% 47% 0% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 0% 78% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +16596.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1154.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +655.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +601.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1255.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.4%
Contains more Folate +716.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +322.2%

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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
59%
Paprika
6%
Cinnamon

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

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Paprika Cinnamon
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 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 minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.795g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Cinnamon Opinion
Calories 282 247 Paprika
Protein 14.14 3.99 Paprika
Fats 12.89 1.24 Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9 3.8 Cinnamon
Carbs 53.99 80.59 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 21.14 8.32 Paprika
Calcium 229 1002 Cinnamon
Potassium 2280 431 Paprika
Magnesium 178 60 Paprika
Sugar 10.34 2.17 Cinnamon
Fiber 34.9 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.713 0.339 Paprika
Zinc 4.33 1.83 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 314 64 Paprika
Sodium 68 10 Cinnamon
Vitamin A 49254 295 Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1 2.32 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.33 0.022 Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23 0.041 Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06 1.332 Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51 0.358 Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141 0.158 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 31.2 Paprika
Folate 49 6 Paprika
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.14 0.345 Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695 0.246 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766 0.068 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07 0.049 Paprika
Threonine 0.49 0.136 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57 0.146 Paprika
Leucine 0.92 0.253 Paprika
Lysine 0.69 0.243 Paprika
Methionine 0.2 0.078 Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61 0.146 Paprika
Valine 0.75 0.224 Paprika
Histidine 0.25 0.117 Paprika
Fructose 6.71 1.11 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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.