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Paprika vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Paprika and Sun-dried tomato

  • Paprika is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, yet Sun-dried tomato is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Paprika is 267% higher.
  • Paprika contains 8 times more Iron than Sun-dried tomato. Paprika contains 21.14mg of Iron, while Sun-dried tomato contains 2.68mg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, paprika and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained.

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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 Calcium +387.2%
Contains more Iron +688.8%
Contains more Magnesium +119.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.9%
Contains more Potassium +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.4%
Contains more Zinc +455.1%
Contains more Copper +50.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Contains more Calcium +387.2%
Contains more Iron +688.8%
Contains more Magnesium +119.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.9%
Contains more Potassium +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.4%
Contains more Zinc +455.1%
Contains more Copper +50.7%

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 +3730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +424%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +571.2%
Contains more Folate +113%
Contains more Vitamin C +11211.1%
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 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +177.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +424%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +571.2%
Contains more Folate +113%
Contains more Vitamin C +11211.1%

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 Sun-dried tomato
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 Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 17.53g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 5.06g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 14.08g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 53.99g 23.33g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 213kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 34.9g 5.8g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 47mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 2.68mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 81mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 139mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 1565mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 266mg Paprika
Zinc 4.33mg 0.78mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.473mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 1286IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 101.8mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.193mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.383mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 3.63mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.479mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.319mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 23µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.037mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.128mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.121mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.185mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.186mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.044mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.131mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.13mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.077mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.893g Sun-dried tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 8.663g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 2.06g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Sun-dried tomato
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
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
73
Sun-dried tomato

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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
59%
Paprika
65%
Sun-dried tomato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 198mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
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

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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.