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Star anise vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Star anise and Paprika

  • Star anise has more Iron, Calcium, and Manganese, however Paprika is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Potassium.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 272% more than Star anise.
  • Paprika has 3 times less Calcium than Star anise. Star anise has 646mg of Calcium, while Paprika has 229mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, anise seed and Spices, paprika.

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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 +182.1%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 178
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Calcium +182.1%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 178

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 C +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +15737.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229.4%
Contains more Folate +390%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +15737.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229.4%
Contains more Folate +390%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.33

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.
Star anise Paprika
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Star anise Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 35.42g 19.09g Star anise
Protein 17.6g 14.14g Star anise
Fats 15.9g 12.89g Star anise
Carbs 50.02g 53.99g Paprika
Calories 337kcal 282kcal Star anise
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar g 10.34g Star anise
Fiber 14.6g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 646mg 229mg Star anise
Iron 36.96mg 21.14mg Star anise
Magnesium 170mg 178mg Paprika
Phosphorus 440mg 314mg Star anise
Potassium 1441mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 16mg 68mg Star anise
Zinc 5.3mg 4.33mg Star anise
Copper 0.91mg 0.713mg Star anise
Vitamin A 311IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 0.9mg Star anise
Vitamin B1 0.34mg 0.33mg Star anise
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 3.06mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.797mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 10µg 49µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan mg 0.07mg Paprika
Threonine mg 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine mg 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine mg 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine mg 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine mg 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine mg 0.61mg Paprika
Valine mg 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine mg 0.25mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Star anise
Saturated Fat 0.586g 2.14g Star anise
Monounsaturated Fat 9.78g 1.695g Star anise
Polyunsaturated fat 3.15g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Star anise Paprika
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
42
Star anise
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
308
Star anise
211
Paprika

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
106%
Star anise
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
50%
Star anise
54%
Paprika
Fats
73%
Star anise
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Star anise
Star anise contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Star anise
Star anise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.554g)
Which food is cheaper?
Star anise
Star anise is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 89)
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 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. Star anise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171316/nutrients
  2. 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.