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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, 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 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 Iron +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +182.1%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 170
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1386% 194% 128% 122% 304% 145% 189% 3%
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +182.1%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
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 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 70% 19% 0% 0% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 0% 0% 8%
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 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 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Paprika Star anise
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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