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Maize vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Spätzle
Spätzle contains less Sugars (difference - 5.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
Maize Spätzle
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Spätzle
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
13
Maize
3
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
13
Spätzle

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
Maize
4
:
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%

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
Maize
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
20%
Maize
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
25%
Spätzle
Fats
6%
Maize
10%
Spätzle

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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 Maize Spätzle Opinion
Calories 86 138 Spätzle
Protein 3.27 4.54 Spätzle
Fats 1.35 2.07 Spätzle
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 25.16 Spätzle
Cholesterol 0 29 Maize
Vitamin D 0 Maize
Iron 0.52 0.6 Spätzle
Calcium 2 12 Spätzle
Potassium 270 38 Maize
Magnesium 37 21 Maize
Sugars 6.26 0.4 Maize
Fiber 2 1.2 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.098 Spätzle
Zinc 0.46 0.65 Spätzle
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 76 Maize
Sodium 15 165 Maize
Vitamin A 187 21 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 0.17 Spätzle
Vitamin D 0 Maize
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.03 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.02 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.4 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.263 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.046 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Spätzle
Vitamin K 0.3 0 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Maize
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.419 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.581 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.552 Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.023 0.043 Spätzle
Threonine 0.129 0.138 Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.129 0.19 Spätzle
Leucine 0.348 0.365 Spätzle
Lysine 0.137 0.137
Methionine 0.067 0.086 Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.24 Spätzle
Valine 0.185 0.22 Spätzle
Histidine 0.089 0.121 Spätzle
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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