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Turmeric vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Turmeric and Paprika

  • Turmeric has more Manganese, Iron, and Copper, while Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, and Fiber.
  • Turmeric's daily need coverage for Manganese is 792% higher.
  • Paprika contains 3 times less Iron than Turmeric. Turmeric contains 55mg of Iron, while Paprika contains 21.14mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, turmeric, ground 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 Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Calcium +36.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Potassium - 2280
Equal in Zinc - 4.33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 2063% 149% 129% 184% 4% 123% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains more Iron +160.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.3%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Calcium +36.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 314
Equal in Potassium - 2280
Equal in Zinc - 4.33

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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Paprika
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 0% 89% 0% 3% 15% 35% 26% 33% 25% 15% 0% 34%
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 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.
Turmeric 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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Turmeric Paprika
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
23
Turmeric
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
392
Turmeric
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
58%
Turmeric
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
67%
Turmeric
54%
Paprika
Fats
15%
Turmeric
59%
Paprika

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