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

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 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 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
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 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 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

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Paprika Sun-dried tomato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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