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Bulgur vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Hummus
Hummus contains less Sugars (difference - 0.41g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Hummus
Hummus is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sodium (difference - 362mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.205g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.

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.
Bulgur Hummus
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bulgur Hummus
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
20
Bulgur
8
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
49
Bulgur
43
Hummus

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
Bulgur
6
:
2
Hummus
Contains more Potassium +79.8%
Contains more Magnesium +131%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Copper +57.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.44
Equal in Calcium - 38
Equal in Zinc - 1.83
Contains more Potassium +79.8%
Contains more Magnesium +131%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Copper +57.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.44
Equal in Calcium - 38
Equal in Zinc - 1.83

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
Bulgur
7
:
1
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +778.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +691.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +778.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +691.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%

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
74%
Bulgur
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
14%
Hummus
Fats
6%
Bulgur
44%
Hummus

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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 Bulgur Hummus Opinion
Calories 342 166 Bulgur
Protein 12.29 7.9 Bulgur
Fats 1.33 9.6 Hummus
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 75.87 14.29 Bulgur
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.46 2.44 Bulgur
Calcium 35 38 Hummus
Potassium 410 228 Bulgur
Magnesium 164 71 Bulgur
Sugars 0.41 Bulgur
Fiber 12.5 6 Bulgur
Copper 0.335 0.527 Hummus
Zinc 1.93 1.83 Bulgur
Starch
Phosphorus 300 176 Bulgur
Sodium 17 379 Bulgur
Vitamin A 9 30 Hummus
Vitamin E 0.06 Bulgur
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.18 Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.064 Bulgur
Vitamin B3 5.114 0.582 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.045 0.132 Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.342 0.2 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Bulgur
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.232 1.437 Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541 3.613 Hummus
Tryptophan 0.19 Bulgur
Threonine 0.354 Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.455 Bulgur
Leucine 0.83 Bulgur
Lysine 0.339 Bulgur
Methionine 0.19 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58 Bulgur
Valine 0.554 Bulgur
Histidine 0.285 Bulgur
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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