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Paprika vs Star anise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Paprika and Star anise

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, however Star anise is richer in Iron, Calcium, and Manganese.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 272% more than Star anise.
  • Star anise has 4 times less Vitamin B2 than Paprika. Paprika has 1.23mg of Vitamin B2, while Star anise has 0.29mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and Spices, anise seed.

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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 Potassium +58.2%
Contains more Calcium +182.1%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 170
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Contains more Calcium +182.1%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 170

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 +15737.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229.4%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.34
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 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +15737.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229.4%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.34

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Star anise Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 35.42g Star anise
Protein 14.14g 17.6g Star anise
Fats 12.89g 15.9g Star anise
Carbs 53.99g 50.02g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 337kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g g Star anise
Fiber 34.9g 14.6g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 646mg Star anise
Iron 21.14mg 36.96mg Star anise
Magnesium 178mg 170mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 440mg Star anise
Potassium 2280mg 1441mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 16mg Star anise
Zinc 4.33mg 5.3mg Star anise
Copper 0.713mg 0.91mg Star anise
Vitamin A 49254IU 311IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 21mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.34mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.29mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 3.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.797mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.65mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 10µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Star anise
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.586g Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 9.78g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 3.15g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Star anise
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
42
Star anise
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
308
Star anise

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%
Star anise
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
50%
Star anise
Fats
59%
Paprika
73%
Star anise

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.554g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 89)
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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/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.