Spices, Paprika has a average-calorie, high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 55.73g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 14.76 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and average PUFA. The omega-3 content is very high. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 23.59 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Spices, Paprika has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat29%
 Calories from Carbs56%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A52741.8 IU1054.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent2636.9 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene27679.5 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin7923.3 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin13158.1 mcg
Vitamin C71.1 mg118.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E29.8 mg99.4%Top 10%Very High
Beta Tocopherol0.4 mg
Gamma Tocopherol3.3 mg
Delta Tocopherol0.1 mg
Vitamin K80.3 mcg100.4%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.65 mg43%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin1.7 mg102.5%Top 10%Very High
Niacin15.3 mg76.6%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B64 mg201%Top 10%Very High
Folate106 mcg26.5%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate106 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents106 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.8 mg17.8%Top 10%Very High
Choline51.5 mg
Betaine7.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium177 mg17.7%Top 10%Very High
Iron23.6 mg131.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium185 mg46.3%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus345 mg34.5%Top 10%Very High
Potassium2344.4 mg67%Top 10%Very High
Sodium34 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc4.1 mg27.1%Top 30%High
Copper0.61 mg30.4%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.84 mg42.2%Top 30%High
Selenium4 mcg5.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate55.7 g18.6%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber37.4 g149.6%Top 10%Very High
Sugars10.3 g
Sucrose810.1 mg
Glucose2630.1 mg
Fructose6710.9 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose190 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein14.8 g29.5%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat13 g19.9%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat2.1 g10.5%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat8.3 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids900.1 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids7420.7 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water9.5 g
Ash7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 289 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13 g 19.9%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g 10.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 34 mg 1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 55.7 g 18.6%

Dietary Fiber 37.4 g149.6%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 14.8 g 29.5%

Vitamin A 1054.8% Vitamin C 118.5%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 131.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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