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Buckwheat vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.545g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sugars (difference - 7.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Buckwheat Khorasan wheat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Buckwheat 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
22
Buckwheat
27
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
71
Buckwheat
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 Potassium +14.1%
Contains more Magnesium +77.7%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 364
Contains more Potassium +14.1%
Contains more Magnesium +77.7%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 364

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 B2 +131%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +460.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.375
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +460.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.375

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
80%
Buckwheat
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
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 Buckwheat Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 343 337 Buckwheat
Protein 13.25 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 3.4 2.13 Buckwheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.5 70.58 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Buckwheat
Iron 2.2 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 18 22 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 460 403 Buckwheat
Magnesium 231 130 Buckwheat
Sugars 7.84 Khorasan wheat
Fiber 10 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 1.1 0.506 Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 347 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 1 5 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 10 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Buckwheat
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.425 0.184 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 7.02 6.375 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 1.233 0.949 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.259 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0 Buckwheat
Vitamin K 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Buckwheat
Trans Fat 0.005 Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.741 0.196 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04 0.213 Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039 0.621 Buckwheat
Tryptophan 0.192 0.13 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506 0.442 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.832 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.672 0.416 Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.52 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.678 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.309 0.379 Khorasan wheat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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