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Paprika vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Paprika and Tarragon different?

  • Paprika is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber, however Tarragon is richer in Manganese, Iron, Calcium, Folate, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Tarragon is 277% higher.
  • Paprika contains 12 times more Vitamin A RAE than Tarragon. While Paprika contains 2463µg of Vitamin A RAE, Tarragon contains only 210µg.

Spices, paprika and Spices, tarragon, dried are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Zinc +11%
Contains more Calcium +397.4%
Contains more Iron +52.8%
Contains more Magnesium +94.9%
Contains more Potassium +32.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Equal in Sodium - 62
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Equal in Copper - 0.677
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Zinc +11%
Contains more Calcium +397.4%
Contains more Iron +52.8%
Contains more Magnesium +94.9%
Contains more Potassium +32.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 313
Equal in Sodium - 62
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Equal in Copper - 0.677

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 +1072.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +5455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 1.339
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1072.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +5455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +459.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 1.339

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 14.14g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 12.89g 7.24g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 50.22g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 295kcal Tarragon
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g g Tarragon
Fiber 34.9g 7.4g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 21.14mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 178mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 314mg 313mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 68mg 62mg Tarragon
Zinc 4.33mg 3.9mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.677mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 4200IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.251mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 8.95mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 49µg 274µg Tarragon
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 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.474g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 3.698g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Paprika Tarragon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
50%
Tarragon
Fats
59%
Paprika
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.259g)
Which food is cheaper?
Paprika
Paprika is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
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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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.