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Bulgur vs Rye - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rye
Rye is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
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 Rye
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Rye
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
25
Rye
Mineral Summary Score
49
Bulgur
48
Rye

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
2
:
6
Rye
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Magnesium +49.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.63
Equal in Copper - 0.367
Contains more Calcium +45.8%
Contains more Magnesium +49.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.63
Equal in Copper - 0.367

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
2
:
6
Rye
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +210.5%

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
62%
Rye
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
76%
Rye
Fats
6%
Bulgur
8%
Rye

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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 Rye Opinion
Calories 342 338 Bulgur
Protein 12.29 10.34 Bulgur
Fats 1.33 1.63 Rye
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 75.87 75.86 Bulgur
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.46 2.63 Rye
Calcium 35 24 Bulgur
Potassium 410 510 Rye
Magnesium 164 110 Bulgur
Sugars 0.41 0.98 Rye
Fiber 12.5 15.1 Rye
Copper 0.335 0.367 Rye
Zinc 1.93 2.65 Rye
Starch
Phosphorus 300 332 Rye
Sodium 17 2 Rye
Vitamin A 9 11 Rye
Vitamin E 0.06 0.85 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.316 Rye
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.251 Rye
Vitamin B3 5.114 4.27 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.045 1.456 Rye
Vitamin B6 0.342 0.294 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 5.9 Rye
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.197 Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173 0.208 Rye
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541 0.767 Rye
Tryptophan 0.19 0.108 Bulgur
Threonine 0.354 0.289 Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.455 0.208 Bulgur
Leucine 0.83 0.563 Bulgur
Lysine 0.339 0.286 Bulgur
Methionine 0.19 0.153 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.435 Bulgur
Valine 0.554 0.317 Bulgur
Histidine 0.285 0.189 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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