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 2019 USDA and NIH data[1].

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Calories and Carbs

calories

Both paprika and avocado are high in calories - paprika has 282kcal of calories per 100 grams and avocado has 167kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Both paprika and avocado are high in dietary fiber - paprika has 34.9g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and avocado has 6.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

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

Protein

protein

Paprika is a excellent source of protein and it has 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 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 a excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 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 a excellent source of Vitamin E and it has more Vitamin E than avocado - paprika has 29.1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and avocado has 2mg of Vitamin E.

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 a excellent source of calcium and it has more calcium than avocado - paprika has 229mg of calcium per 100 grams and avocado has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Paprika is a excellent source of iron and it has 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 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, paprika has more beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin than avocado per 100 grams.

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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Note: The specific food items compared are: Avocado (Avocados, raw, California) and Paprika (Spices, paprika) .

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