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Paprika vs. Taco seasoning — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Paprika and Taco seasoning

  • Paprika has more Iron, and Fiber, while Taco seasoning has more Vitamin C.
  • Taco seasoning's daily need coverage for Sodium is 348% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and PACE, Dry Taco Seasoning Mix.

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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 Iron +213.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 69% 793% 127% 135% 201% 8.9% 118% 238% 207% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 253% 0% 0% 0% 1052% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +213.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%

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.
Paprika
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Contains more Vitamin A +425%
Contains more Vitamin C +4900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2955% 582% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 494% 37% 0% 28% 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% 0% 0% 150% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +425%
Contains more Vitamin C +4900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +97.2%
Contains more Other +391.1%
Equal in Carbs - 56.29
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
56% 6% 38%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 56.29 g
Water: 5.7 g
Other: 38.01 g
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +97.2%
Contains more Other +391.1%
Equal in Carbs - 56.29

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Taco seasoning Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 37.49g Taco seasoning
Protein 14.14g 0g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 0g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 56.29g Taco seasoning
Calories 282kcal 188kcal Paprika
Fructose 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 18.76g Paprika
Fiber 34.9g 18.8g Paprika
Calcium 229mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 6.75mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 8068mg Paprika
Zinc 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg Paprika
Manganese 1.59mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 9381IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 45mg Taco seasoning
Vitamin B1 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 49µg Paprika
Choline 51.5mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0g Taco seasoning
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g Paprika
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Paprika Taco seasoning
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
55%
Taco seasoning
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
131%
Taco seasoning

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.14g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Taco seasoning
Taco seasoning is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Paprika
Paprika contains less Sodium (difference - 8000mg)
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

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.