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Bran vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sugars (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.178g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bran
Bran is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Bran Pasta
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bran Pasta
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
32
Bran
12
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
84
Bran
10
Pasta

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
Bran
8
:
0
Pasta
Contains more Iron +374.6%
Contains more Calcium +866.7%
Contains more Potassium +2258.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1205.6%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Zinc +455.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1065.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +374.6%
Contains more Calcium +866.7%
Contains more Potassium +2258.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1205.6%
Contains more Copper +333.3%
Contains more Zinc +455.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1065.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
Bran
7
:
4
Pasta
Contains more Vitamin B1 +459.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +716.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.992
Contains more Vitamin B1 +459.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +716.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.992

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
104%
Bran
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
25%
Pasta
Fats
32%
Bran
5%
Pasta

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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 Bran Pasta Opinion
Calories 246 131 Bran
Protein 17.3 5.15 Bran
Fats 7.03 1.05 Bran
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 66.22 24.93 Bran
Cholesterol 0 33 Bran
Vitamin D 0 Bran
Iron 5.41 1.14 Bran
Calcium 58 6 Bran
Potassium 566 24 Bran
Magnesium 235 18 Bran
Sugars 1.45 Bran
Fiber 15.4 Bran
Copper 0.403 0.093 Bran
Zinc 3.11 0.56 Bran
Starch
Phosphorus 734 63 Bran
Sodium 4 6 Bran
Vitamin A 0 20 Pasta
Vitamin E 1.01 Bran
Vitamin D 0 Bran
Vitamin B1 1.17 0.209 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.15 Bran
Vitamin B3 0.934 0.992 Pasta
Vitamin B5 1.494 0.183 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.034 Bran
Vitamin B12 0 0.14 Pasta
Vitamin K 3.2 Bran
Folic acid (B9) 0 57 Pasta
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.328 0.15 Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376 0.124 Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766 0.429 Bran
Tryptophan 0.335 0.065 Bran
Threonine 0.502 0.134 Bran
Isoleucine 0.668 0.197 Bran
Leucine 1.374 0.348 Bran
Lysine 0.76 0.097 Bran
Methionine 0.335 0.079 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908 0.247 Bran
Valine 0.964 0.217 Bran
Histidine 0.41 0.103 Bran
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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