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Spices, Paprika

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About This Food

Description

Paprika is an antioxidant-rich spice which comes from a mild red pepper - Capsicum annum.

The peppers used in paprika are grown in Hungary, Spain, South America, and California. Paprika is the main flavor in Hungarian cooking, including dishes such as Goulash and Chicken Paprikash.

Paprika is brilliant red and ranges from sweet and mild to hot. American Paprika is the most bland, while Hungarian Paprika has the greatest range of flavor.

In addition to it's high antioxidant score, paprika is an excellent source of beta carotene and also contains two unique, disease-fighting phytonutrients - capsanthin and beta cryptoxanthin.

Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=17,919

 

Selecting & Storing

Store in a cool, dark place for no more than 6 months.

Special diets
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminA
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tsp(s)paprika:6 kcal calories

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Calories: 6

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 8 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.26 g
Saturated Fat
0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.02 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.17 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
18 g
ALA
18 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
1.11 g
Net Carbohydrate
0.36 g
Sugars
0.21 g
Fiber
0.75 g
Protein
0.3 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
1054.7 IU
21%
Vitamin C
1.42 mg
2%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.6 IU
2%
Vitamin B6
0.08 mg
4%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
1.61 mg
2%
Folate
2.12 mcg
1%
Niacin
0.31 mg
2%
Riboflavin
0.03 mg
2%
Thiamin
0.01 mg
1%
Choline
1.03 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
3.54 mg
0%
Copper
0.01 mg
0%
Iron
0.47 mg
3%
Magnesium
3.7 mg
1%
Manganese
0.02 mg
1%
Phosphorous
6.9 mg
1%
Potassium
46.88 mg
1%
Selenium
0.08 mcg
0%
Sodium
0.68 mg
0%
Zinc
0.08 mg
1%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
553.58 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
158.46 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
263.14 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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