Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?
We compared the nutritional contents of
paprika
versus
sage
(100g each)
below using 2020 USDA and NIH data^{[1]}.
For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in paprika and sage:
Both sage and paprika are high in calories. Sage has 12% more calories than paprika  sage has 315 calories per 100 grams and paprika has 282 calories.
For macronutrient ratios, paprika is similar to sage for protein, carbs and fat. Paprika has a macronutrient ratio of 14:55:31 and for sage, 14:55:31 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.
Macro Ratios from Calories:
Paprika  Sage  

Protein  14%  14% 
Carbohydrates  55%  55% 
Fat  31%  31% 
Alcohol  ~  ~ 
Both sage and paprika are high in carbohydrates. Sage has 12% more carbohydrates than paprika  sage has 60.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and paprika has 54g of carbohydrates.
Both sage and paprika are high in dietary fiber. Sage has 15% more dietary fiber than paprika  sage has 40.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and paprika has 34.9g of dietary fiber.
Sage has 5 times less sugar than paprika  sage has 1.7g of sugar per 100 grams and paprika has 10.3g of sugar.
Both sage and paprika are high in protein. Paprika has 33% more protein than sage  sage has 10.6g of protein per 100 grams and paprika has 14.1g of protein.
Sage is high in saturated fat and paprika has 70% less saturated fat than sage  sage has 7g of saturated fat per 100 grams and paprika has 2.1g of saturated fat.
Sage is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 35 times more Vitamin C than paprika  sage has 32.4mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and paprika has 0.9mg of Vitamin C.
Both sage and paprika are high in Vitamin A. Paprika has 735% more Vitamin A than sage  sage has 295ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and paprika has 2463ug of Vitamin A.
Both sage and paprika are high in Vitamin E. Paprika has 289% more Vitamin E than sage  sage has 7.5mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and paprika has 29.1mg of Vitamin E.
Sage is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 20 times more Vitamin K than paprika  sage has 1714.5ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and paprika has 80.3ug of Vitamin K.
Sage has more thiamin and folate, however, paprika contains more riboflavin and pantothenic acid. Both paprika and sage contain significant amounts of niacin and Vitamin B6.
Paprika  Sage  

Thiamin  0.33 MG  0.754 MG 
Riboflavin  1.23 MG  0.336 MG 
Niacin  10.06 MG  5.72 MG 
Pantothenic acid  2.51 MG  ~ 
Vitamin B6  2.141 MG  2.69 MG 
Folate  49 UG  274 UG 
Both sage and paprika are high in calcium. Sage has 621% more calcium than paprika  sage has 1652mg of calcium per 100 grams and paprika has 229mg of calcium.
Both sage and paprika are high in iron. Sage has 33% more iron than paprika  sage has 28.1mg of iron per 100 grams and paprika has 21.1mg of iron.
Both sage and paprika are high in potassium. Paprika has 128% more potassium than  sage has 1070mg of potassium per 100 grams and paprika has 2280mg of potassium.
Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is betacarotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.^{[4]}^{[5]}
For specific types of carotenoids,
Paprika  Sage  

betacarotene  26162 UG  3485 UG 
alphacarotene  595 UG  ~ 
lutein + zeaxanthin  18944 UG  1895 UG 
For omega3 fatty acids, sage has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than paprika per 100 grams.
Paprika  Sage  

alpha linoleic acid  0.453 G  1.23 G 
Total  0.453 G  1.23 G 
Comparing omega6 fatty acids, paprika has more linoleic acid than sage per 100 grams.
Paprika  Sage  

other omega 6  0.047 G  ~ 
linoleic acid  7.314 G  0.53 G 
Total  7.361 G  0.53 G 
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.
Paprika g
()

Daily Values (%) 
Sage g
()



KCAL % 

5%  calories  5% 

KCAL %  
G % 

5%  carbohydrates  5% 

G %  
G % 

5%  dietary fiber  5% 

G %  
G  5%  sugar  5%  G  
G % 

5%  total fat  5% 

G %  
G % 

5%  saturated fat  5% 

G %  
G  5%  monounsaturated fat  5%  G  
G  5%  polyunsaturated fat  5%  G  
G  5%  trans fat  5%  G  
MG  5%  cholesterol  5%  MG  
MG % 

5%  sodium  5% 

MG %  
5%  Vitamins and Minerals  5%  
UG % 

5%  Vitamin A  5% 

UG %  
MG % 

5%  Vitamin C  5% 

MG %  
IU % 

5%  Vitamin D  5% 

IU %  
MG % 

5%  calcium  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  iron  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  magnesium  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  potassium  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  thiamin (Vit B1)  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  riboflavin (Vit B2)  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  niacin (Vit B3)  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  Vitamin B6  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  pantothenic acid (Vit B5)  5% 

MG %  
UG % 

5%  folate (Vit B9)  5% 

UG %  
UG % 

5%  Vitamin B12  5% 

UG %  
MG % 

5%  Vitamin E  5% 

MG %  
UG % 

5%  Vitamin K  5% 

UG %  
G % 

5%  protein  5% 

G %  
UG % 

5%  biotin (Vit B7)  5% 

UG %  
MG % 

5%  choline  5% 

MG %  
MG % 

5%  chlorine  5% 

MG %  
UG % 

5%  chromium  5% 

UG %  
MG % 

5%  copper  5% 

MG %  
UG % 

5%  fluoride  5% 

UG %  
UG % 

5%  iodine  5% 

UG %  
MG % 

5%  manganese  5% 

MG %  
UG % 

5%  molybdenum  5% 

UG %  
MG % 

5%  phosphorus  5% 

MG %  
UG % 

5%  selenium  5% 

UG %  
MG % 

5%  zinc  5% 

MG %  
G  5%  Water  5%  G  
G  5%  Starch  5%  G  
G  5%  Alcohol  5%  G  