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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, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Potassium.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A 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
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Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +182.1%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 178
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1386% 194% 128% 122% 304% 145% 189% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +182.1%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.1%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 19% 0% 0% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 0% 0% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 2956% 583% 0% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 0% 201% 37%
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 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 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Star anise Paprika
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.