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Amaranth grain vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.196g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Khorasan wheat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Khorasan wheat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
3
Amaranth grain
27
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
58
Khorasan wheat

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Calcium +113.6%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +198.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Contains more Zinc +327.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.9%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Calcium +113.6%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +198.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Contains more Zinc +327.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.9%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin E +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3673.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +736.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2612.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3673.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +736.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2612.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
10%
Khorasan wheat

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Amaranth grain Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 102 337 Khorasan wheat
Protein 3.8 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 1.58 2.13 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 0 Khorasan wheat
Carbs 18.69 70.58 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D
Iron 2.1 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 47 22 Amaranth grain
Potassium 135 403 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 65 130 Khorasan wheat
Sugars 7.84 Khorasan wheat
Fiber 2.1 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.149 0.506 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 0.86 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 16.23 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 148 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 6 5 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 10 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.19 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.184 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 0.235 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.259 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12
Vitamin K 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folic acid (B9)
Trans Fat 0.005 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.196 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379 Khorasan wheat
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