Mango vs. Paprika

Nutrition comparison of Mango and Paprika


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of mango versus paprika (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mango and paprika:

  • Mango has 22.2 times less saturated fat than paprika.
  • Mango is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
  • Paprika has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
  • Paprika has signficantly more Vitamin K than mango.
  • Paprika is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin E, calcium, dietary fiber, iron, potassium and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mango and paprika is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Mango (Mangos, raw) and Paprika (Spices, paprika) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Paprika is high in calories and mango has 79% less calories than paprika - mango has 60 calories per 100 grams and paprika has 282 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mango is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and much lighter in fat compared to paprika per calorie. Mango has a macronutrient ratio of 5:90:5 and for paprika, 14:55:31 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mango Paprika
Protein 5% 14%
Carbohydrates 90% 55%
Fat 5% 31%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Paprika is high in carbohydrates and mango has 72% less carbohydrates than paprika - mango has 15g of total carbs per 100 grams and paprika has 54g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Paprika is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 20 times more dietary fiber than mango - mango has 1.6g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and paprika has 34.9g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Mango and paprika contain similar amounts of sugar - mango has 13.7g of sugar per 100 grams and paprika has 10.3g of sugar.



Protein

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Paprika is an excellent source of protein and it has 16 times more protein than mango - mango has 0.82g of protein per 100 grams and paprika has 14.1g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mango has 22.2 times less saturated fat than paprika - mango has 0.09g of saturated fat per 100 grams and paprika has 2.1g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Mango is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 39 times more Vitamin C than paprika - mango has 36.4mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and paprika has 0.9mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Paprika is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 44 times more Vitamin A than mango - mango has 54ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and paprika has 2463ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Paprika is an excellent source of Vitamin E and it has 31 times more Vitamin E than mango - mango has 0.9mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and paprika has 29.1mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Paprika has signficantly more Vitamin K than mango - mango has 4.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and paprika has 80.3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Paprika has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6. Both mango and paprika contain significant amounts of folate.

Mango Paprika
Thiamin 0.028 MG 0.33 MG
Riboflavin 0.038 MG 1.23 MG
Niacin 0.669 MG 10.06 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.197 MG 2.51 MG
Vitamin B6 0.119 MG 2.141 MG
Folate 43 UG 49 UG

Minerals

calcium

Paprika is an excellent source of calcium and it has 19 times more calcium than mango - mango has 11mg of calcium per 100 grams and paprika has 229mg of calcium.

iron

Paprika is an excellent source of iron and it has 131 times more iron than mango - mango has 0.16mg of iron per 100 grams and paprika has 21.1mg of iron.

potassium

Paprika is an excellent source of potassium and it has 12 times more potassium than mango - mango has 168mg of potassium per 100 grams and paprika has 2280mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Mango Paprika
beta-carotene 640 UG 26162 UG
alpha-carotene 9 UG 595 UG
lycopene 3 UG ~
lutein + zeaxanthin 23 UG 18944 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, paprika has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than mango per 100 grams.

Mango Paprika
alpha linoleic acid 0.051 G 0.453 G
Total 0.051 G 0.453 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, paprika has more linoleic acid than mango per 100 grams.

Mango Paprika
linoleic acid 0.019 G 7.314 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.047 G
Total 0.019 G 7.361 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mango (Mangos, raw) and Paprika (Spices, paprika) .

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