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Paprika vs. Spinach raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Paprika and Spinach raw

  • Paprika is higher in Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, yet Spinach raw is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Spinach raw covers your daily Vitamin K needs 336% more than Paprika.
  • Paprika contains 16 times more Fiber than Spinach raw. While Paprika contains 34.9g of Fiber, Spinach raw contains only 2.2g.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, paprika and Spinach, raw.

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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 +131.3%
Contains more Iron +680.1%
Contains more Magnesium +125.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +540.8%
Contains more Potassium +308.6%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%
Contains more Zinc +717%
Contains more Copper +448.5%
Contains more Manganese +77.3%
Contains more Selenium +530%
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 30% 102% 57% 22% 50% 11% 15% 44% 117% 6%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Iron +680.1%
Contains more Magnesium +125.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +540.8%
Contains more Potassium +308.6%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%
Contains more Zinc +717%
Contains more Copper +448.5%
Contains more Manganese +77.3%
Contains more Selenium +530%

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 +425.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1333.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3761.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +997.9%
Contains more Choline +166.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3022.2%
Contains more Folate +295.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +501.4%
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 563% 41% 0% 94% 20% 44% 14% 4% 45% 146% 0% 11% 1208%
Contains more Vitamin A +425.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1333.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3761.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +997.9%
Contains more Choline +166.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +3022.2%
Contains more Folate +295.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +501.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +394.4%
Contains more Fats +3205.1%
Contains more Carbs +1387.3%
Contains more Other +350%
Contains more Water +713.2%
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% 4% 91% 2%
Protein: 2.86 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 3.63 g
Water: 91.4 g
Other: 1.72 g
Contains more Protein +394.4%
Contains more Fats +3205.1%
Contains more Carbs +1387.3%
Contains more Other +350%
Contains more Water +713.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16850%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4606.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
26% 4% 69%
Saturated Fat: 0.063 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.165 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16850%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4606.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +1057.1%
Contains more Glucose +2290.9%
Contains more Fructose +4373.3%
Contains more Galactose +90%
8% 25% 65% 2%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.81 g
Glucose: 2.63 g
Fructose: 6.71 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.19 g
16% 26% 35% 23%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.07 g
Glucose: 0.11 g
Fructose: 0.15 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
Contains more Sucrose +1057.1%
Contains more Glucose +2290.9%
Contains more Fructose +4373.3%
Contains more Galactose +90%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Spinach raw Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 1.43g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 2.86g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 0.39g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 3.63g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 23kcal Paprika
Fructose 6.71g 0.15g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 0.42g Spinach raw
Fiber 34.9g 2.2g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 99mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 2.71mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 79mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 49mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 558mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 79mg Paprika
Zinc 4.33mg 0.53mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.13mg Paprika
Manganese 1.59mg 0.897mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg 1µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 9377IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 469µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 2.03mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 28.1mg Spinach raw
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.078mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.189mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 0.724mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.065mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.195mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 194µg Spinach raw
Choline 51.5mg 19.3mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg 482.9µg Spinach raw
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.039mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.122mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.147mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.223mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.174mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.053mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.129mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.161mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.064mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.063g Spinach raw
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.01g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.165g Paprika
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
168%
Spinach raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
45%
Spinach raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.077g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spinach raw
Spinach raw is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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. Spinach raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168462/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.