Avocado vs. Paprika

Nutrition comparison of Avocado and Paprika


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

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

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

  • Both paprika and avocado are high in calories, dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Avocado has 33.4 times less sugar than paprika.
  • Paprika has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and Vitamin B6.
  • Paprika is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin E, calcium, iron and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of avocado 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: Avocado (Avocados, raw, California) and Paprika (Spices, paprika) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both paprika and avocado are high in calories. Paprika has 69% more calories than avocado - paprika has 282 calories per 100 grams and avocado has 167 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, avocado is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to paprika per calorie. Avocado has a macronutrient ratio of 4:19:77 and for paprika, 14:55:31 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Avocado Paprika
Protein 4% 14%
Carbohydrates 19% 55%
Fat 77% 31%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Paprika is high in carbohydrates and avocado has 84% less carbohydrates than paprika - paprika has 54g of total carbs per 100 grams and avocado has 8.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both paprika and avocado are high in dietary fiber. Paprika has 413% more dietary fiber than avocado - paprika has 34.9g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and avocado has 6.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Avocado has 33.4 times less sugar than paprika - paprika has 10.3g of sugar per 100 grams and avocado has 0.3g of sugar.



Protein

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Paprika is an excellent source of protein and it has 621% more protein than avocado - paprika has 14.1g of protein per 100 grams and avocado has 2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Paprika and avocado contain similar amounts of saturated fat - paprika has 2.1g of saturated fat per 100 grams and avocado has 2.1g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Avocado has 878% more Vitamin C than paprika - paprika has 0.9mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and avocado has 8.8mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Paprika is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 350 times more Vitamin A than avocado - paprika has 2463ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and avocado has 7ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Paprika is an excellent source of Vitamin E and it has 13 times more Vitamin E than avocado - paprika has 29.1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and avocado has 2mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Paprika has 282% more Vitamin K than avocado - paprika has 80.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and avocado has 21ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

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

Avocado Paprika
Thiamin 0.075 MG 0.33 MG
Riboflavin 0.143 MG 1.23 MG
Niacin 1.912 MG 10.06 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.463 MG 2.51 MG
Vitamin B6 0.287 MG 2.141 MG
Folate 89 UG 49 UG

Minerals

calcium

Paprika is an excellent source of calcium and it has 16 times more calcium than avocado - paprika has 229mg of calcium per 100 grams and avocado has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Paprika is an excellent source of iron and it has 33 times more iron than avocado - paprika has 21.1mg of iron per 100 grams and avocado has 0.61mg of iron.

potassium

Both paprika and avocado are high in potassium. Paprika has 350% more potassium than avocado - paprika has 2280mg of potassium per 100 grams and avocado has 507mg 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,

Avocado Paprika
beta-carotene 63 UG 26162 UG
alpha-carotene 24 UG 595 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 271 UG 18944 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Avocado Paprika
alpha linoleic acid 0.125 G 0.453 G
Total 0.125 G 0.453 G

omega 6s

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

Avocado Paprika
linoleic acid 1.674 G 7.314 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.047 G
Total 1.674 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: Avocado (Avocados, raw, California) and Paprika (Spices, paprika) .

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