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Paprika vs. Watermelon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Paprika and Watermelon

  • Paprika is richer than Watermelon in Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin K, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Paprika is 271% higher.
  • Paprika contains 803 times more Vitamin K than Watermelon. Paprika contains 80.3µg of Vitamin K, while Watermelon contains 0.1µg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, paprika and Watermelon, raw.

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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 Calcium +3171.4%
Contains more Iron +8708.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1680%
Contains more Phosphorus +2754.5%
Contains more Potassium +1935.7%
Contains more Zinc +4230%
Contains more Copper +1597.6%
Contains more Manganese +4084.2%
Contains more Selenium +1475%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238% 208% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +3171.4%
Contains more Iron +8708.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1680%
Contains more Phosphorus +2754.5%
Contains more Potassium +1935.7%
Contains more Zinc +4230%
Contains more Copper +1597.6%
Contains more Manganese +4084.2%
Contains more Selenium +1475%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +8556.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +58100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5551.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1035.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4657.8%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Contains more Choline +1156.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +80200%
Contains more Vitamin C +800%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 29% 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 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 3% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +8556.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +58100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5551.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1035.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4657.8%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Contains more Choline +1156.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +80200%
Contains more Vitamin C +800%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +2218%
Contains more Fats +8493.3%
Contains more Carbs +615.1%
Contains more Other +3125%
Contains more Water +713.6%
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
8% 91%
Protein: 0.61 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 7.55 g
Water: 91.45 g
Other: 0.24 g
Contains more Protein +2218%
Contains more Fats +8493.3%
Contains more Carbs +615.1%
Contains more Other +3125%
Contains more Water +713.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4481.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15432%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.3%
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 2.14 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.695 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.766 g
16% 36% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4481.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15432%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +66.5%
Contains more Fructose +99.7%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +49.4%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
8% 25% 65% 2%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.81 g
Glucose: 2.63 g
Fructose: 6.71 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.19 g
19% 25% 54%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.21 g
Glucose: 1.58 g
Fructose: 3.36 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +66.5%
Contains more Fructose +99.7%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +49.4%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Paprika Watermelon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 7.15g Paprika
Protein 14.14g 0.61g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 0.15g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 7.55g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 30kcal Paprika
Fructose 6.71g 3.36g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 34.9g 0.4g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 7mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 0.24mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 10mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 11mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 112mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 4.33mg 0.1mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.042mg Paprika
Manganese 1.59mg 0.038mg Paprika
Selenium 6.3µg 0.4µg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 569IU Paprika
Vitamin A RAE 2463µg 28µg Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.05mg Paprika
Vitamin C 0.9mg 8.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.033mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.021mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 0.178mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.221mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.045mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 3µg Paprika
Choline 51.5mg 4.1mg Paprika
Vitamin K 80.3µg 0.1µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.007mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg 0.027mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.019mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.018mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.062mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.006mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.015mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg 0.016mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.006mg Paprika
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.037g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.05g Paprika
Omega-3 - ALA 0.453g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika Watermelon
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
8%
Watermelon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
193%
Paprika
6%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 67mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.124g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 76)
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
  2. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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