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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Cinnamon. Paprika contains 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +154.1%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +390.6%
Contains more Potassium +429%
Contains more Zinc +136.6%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
Contains more Calcium +337.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Iron +154.1%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +390.6%
Contains more Potassium +429%
Contains more Zinc +136.6%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
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 Folate +716.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +322.2%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
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 Folate +716.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +322.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 14.14g 3.99g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 1.24g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 282kcal 247kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g 1.11g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 2.17g Cinnamon
Fiber 34.9g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 229mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 21.14mg 8.32mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 60mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 64mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 431mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 4.33mg 1.83mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.339mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 295IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 2.32mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.022mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.041mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.332mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.358mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.158mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 6µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 31.2µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.049mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.136mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.146mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.253mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.243mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.078mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.146mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.224mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.117mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.345g Cinnamon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.246g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.068g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Paprika Cinnamon
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
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

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)

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.