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Couscous vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
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 contains less Sugars?
Couscous
Couscous contains less Sugars (difference - 7.74g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Couscous
Couscous is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.167g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Couscous 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
4
Couscous
27
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
5
Couscous
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
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Contains more Iron +892.1%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +594.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1525%
Contains more Copper +1134.1%
Contains more Zinc +1315.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1554.5%
Equal in Sodium - 5
Contains more Iron +892.1%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +594.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1525%
Contains more Copper +1134.1%
Contains more Zinc +1315.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1554.5%
Equal in Sodium - 5

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +369.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +798.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +581.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +548.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +407.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +369.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +798.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +581.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +548.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +407.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1700%

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%
Couscous
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
23%
Couscous
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
1%
Couscous
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 Couscous Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 112 337 Khorasan wheat
Protein 3.79 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 0.16 2.13 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.22 70.58 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Couscous
Iron 0.38 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 8 22 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 58 403 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 8 130 Khorasan wheat
Sugars 0.1 7.84 Khorasan wheat
Fiber 1.4 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.041 0.506 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 0.26 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 22 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 5 5
Vitamin A 0 10 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.13 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Couscous
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.184 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 0.983 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.371 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.051 0.259 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0 Couscous
Vitamin K 0.1 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Couscous
Trans Fat 0.005 Couscous
Saturated Fat 0.029 0.196 Couscous
Monounsaturated Fat 0.022 0.213 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.621 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.049 0.13 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.1 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.147 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.259 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.073 0.416 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.059 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.184 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.162 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.077 0.379 Khorasan wheat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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