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Thyme vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Thyme and Paprika?

  • Thyme is higher in Vitamin C, however Paprika is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 247% more.
  • Paprika contains 178 times less Vitamin C than Thyme. Thyme contains 160.1mg of Vitamin C, while Paprika contains 0.9mg.

We used Thyme, fresh and Spices, paprika types 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
Thyme
2
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Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains less Sodium -86.8%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.2%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Zinc +139.2%
Contains more Copper +28.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains less Sodium -86.8%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.2%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Zinc +139.2%
Contains more Copper +28.5%

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
Thyme
1
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Contains more Vitamin C +17688.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +936.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +587.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +451.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +513.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +515.2%
Equal in Folate - 49
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 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 +17688.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +936.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +587.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +451.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +513.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +515.2%
Equal in Folate - 49

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.
Thyme 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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 19.09g Paprika
Protein 5.56g 14.14g Paprika
Fats 1.68g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 24.45g 53.99g Paprika
Calories 101kcal 282kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar g 10.34g Thyme
Fiber 14g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 405mg 229mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 160mg 178mg Paprika
Phosphorus 106mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 609mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 9mg 68mg Thyme
Zinc 1.81mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 0.555mg 0.713mg Paprika
Vitamin A 4751IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 160.1mg 0.9mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.33mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 0.471mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 1.824mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.409mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 45µg 49µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.07mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine 0.262mg 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine 0.126mg 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine mg 0.2mg Paprika
Phenylalanine mg 0.61mg Paprika
Valine 0.307mg 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine mg 0.25mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g 2.14g Thyme
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme 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
93
Thyme
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
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
33%
Thyme
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
54%
Paprika
Fats
8%
Thyme
59%
Paprika

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.673g)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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

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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.