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Paprika vs Turmeric - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Paprika and Turmeric

  • Paprika has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Fiber, while Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Copper.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 792% higher.
  • Turmeric contains 20 times less Vitamin B6 than Paprika. Paprika contains 2.141mg of Vitamin B6, while Turmeric contains 0.107mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika and Spices, turmeric, ground.

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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 +36.3%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 299
Equal in Potassium - 2080
Equal in Zinc - 4.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Contains more Calcium +36.3%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 299
Equal in Potassium - 2080
Equal in Zinc - 4.5

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
Paprika
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +469%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +645.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900.9%
Contains more Folate +145%
Contains more Vitamin K +499.3%
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 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +556.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +469%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +645.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +363.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900.9%
Contains more Folate +145%
Contains more Vitamin K +499.3%

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 Turmeric
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Turmeric Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 44.44g Turmeric
Protein 14.14g 9.68g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 3.25g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 67.14g Turmeric
Calories 282kcal 312kcal Turmeric
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g 0.45g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 3.21g Turmeric
Fiber 34.9g 22.7g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 168mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 55mg Turmeric
Magnesium 178mg 208mg Turmeric
Phosphorus 314mg 299mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 2080mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 27mg Turmeric
Zinc 4.33mg 4.5mg Turmeric
Copper 0.713mg 1.3mg Turmeric
Vitamin A 49254IU 0IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 4.43mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0.7mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.058mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.15mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.35mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.542mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.107mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 20µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 13.4µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.17mg Turmeric
Threonine 0.49mg 0.33mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.47mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.81mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.38mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.14mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.53mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.66mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.15mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.056g Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 1.838g Turmeric
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.449g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.756g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Turmeric
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
23
Turmeric
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
392
Turmeric

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
58%
Turmeric
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
67%
Turmeric
Fats
59%
Paprika
15%
Turmeric

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turmeric
Turmeric contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turmeric
Turmeric is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.302g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turmeric
Turmeric is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.

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. Turmeric - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172231/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.