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Cereal vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sugars (difference - 10.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 766mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Cereal Wheat gluten
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal Wheat gluten
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
304
Cereal
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cereal
35
Wheat gluten

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
Cereal
3
:
Contains more Iron +555%
Contains more Zinc +794.1%
Contains more Calcium +1320%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +32.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Equal in Potassium - 100
Contains more Iron +555%
Contains more Zinc +794.1%
Contains more Calcium +1320%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +32.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Equal in Potassium - 100

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
Cereal
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

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
36%
Cereal
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
5%
Cereal
9%
Wheat gluten

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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 Cereal Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 378 370 Cereal
Protein 6.06 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.08 1.85 Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 38.5 0 Cereal
Carbs 86.85 13.79 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Wheat gluten
Iron 34.06 5.2 Cereal
Calcium 10 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 105 100 Cereal
Magnesium 19 25 Wheat gluten
Sugars 10.35 0 Cereal
Fiber 1.4 0.6 Cereal
Copper 0.137 0.182 Wheat gluten
Zinc 7.6 0.85 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 77 260 Wheat gluten
Sodium 795 29 Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 2792 0 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin B1 6.288 0 Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87 0 Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62 0 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226 0 Cereal
Vitamin B6 5.986 0 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 Wheat gluten
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.272 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204 0.156 Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354 0.81 Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.066 Cereal
Threonine 0.241 Cereal
Isoleucine 0.26 Cereal
Leucine 0.767 Cereal
Lysine 0.113 Cereal
Methionine 0.13 Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365 Cereal
Valine 0.344 Cereal
Histidine 0.162 Cereal
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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