Paprika Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 319

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13g %19

Saturated Fat 2g %10

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 68mg %4

Total Carbohydrate 54g %18

Dietary Fiber 35g %124

Total Sugars 10g

Protein 14g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 229.0mg %17

Iron 21.1mg %117

Potassium 2280mg %60

Phosphorus 314.0mg %31

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in paprika

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 0.9mg %1

Choline, total 51.5mg %9

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.3mg %28

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 2.5mg %50

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 10.1mg %63

Vitamin K 80.3µg %67

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1.2mg %95

Vitamin B6 2.1mg %165

Vitamin E 29.1mg %194

Vitamin A 49254.0IU %1642

Minerals in paprika

Sodium 68.0mg %5

Selenium 6.3µg %11

Calcium 229.0mg %18

Zinc 4.3mg %31

Phosphorus 314.0mg %31

Magnesium 178.0mg %42

Potassium 2280.0mg %60

Manganese 1.6mg %69

Copper 0.7mg %79

Iron 21.1mg %117

Amino Acids in paprika

Tryptophan 0.1g %23

Methionine 0.2g %26

Lysine 0.7g %31

Leucine 0.9g %31

Histidine 0.3g %33

Isoleucine 0.6g %38

Valine 0.8g %38

Tyrosine 0.4g %41

Threonine 0.5g %44

Phenylalanine 0.6g %65

Cystine 0.2g %75

Fatty Acids in paprika

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.45g %28

ALA 0.45g %41

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of paprika is 64.8/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Paprika has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Tryptophan 6 5
Lysine 45 49
Leucine 59 66
Histidine 15 18
Isoleucine 30 41
Valine 39 54
Threonine 23 35
Met+Cys 22 31
Phe+Tyr 30 71

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in paprika is 1.9 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of paprika is 2.8 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in paprika as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for paprika is 41/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for paprika

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 16.15 <4
Zinc:Copper 6.07 <12
Potassium:Sodium 33.53 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 1.29 <2
Iron:Copper 29.59 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.73 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 56%

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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