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Pasta vs Glutinous rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sugars (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pasta
Pasta is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.111g)
Which food is cheaper?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Pasta Glutinous rice
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pasta Glutinous rice
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
12
Pasta
2
Glutinous rice
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pasta
3
Glutinous rice

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
Pasta
7
:
Contains more Iron +714.3%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +140%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Copper +89.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +687.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +714.3%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +140%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Copper +89.8%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +687.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
Pasta
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +945%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1053.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +945%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1053.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +242.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%

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
31%
Pasta
12%
Glutinous rice
Carbohydrates
25%
Pasta
21%
Glutinous rice
Fats
5%
Pasta
1%
Glutinous rice

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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 Pasta Glutinous rice Opinion
Calories 131 97 Pasta
Protein 5.15 2.02 Pasta
Fats 1.05 0.19 Pasta
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 24.93 21.09 Pasta
Cholesterol 33 0 Glutinous rice
Vitamin D 0 Glutinous rice
Iron 1.14 0.14 Pasta
Calcium 6 2 Pasta
Potassium 24 10 Pasta
Magnesium 18 5 Pasta
Sugars 0.05 Glutinous rice
Fiber 1 Glutinous rice
Copper 0.093 0.049 Pasta
Zinc 0.56 0.41 Pasta
Starch
Phosphorus 63 8 Pasta
Sodium 6 5 Glutinous rice
Vitamin A 20 0 Pasta
Vitamin E 0.04 Glutinous rice
Vitamin D 0 Glutinous rice
Vitamin B1 0.209 0.02 Pasta
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.013 Pasta
Vitamin B3 0.992 0.29 Pasta
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.215 Glutinous rice
Vitamin B6 0.034 0.026 Pasta
Vitamin B12 0.14 0 Pasta
Vitamin K 0 Glutinous rice
Folic acid (B9) 57 0 Pasta
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.15 0.039 Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.124 0.07 Pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.429 0.069 Pasta
Tryptophan 0.065 0.023 Pasta
Threonine 0.134 0.072 Pasta
Isoleucine 0.197 0.087 Pasta
Leucine 0.348 0.167 Pasta
Lysine 0.097 0.073 Pasta
Methionine 0.079 0.047 Pasta
Phenylalanine 0.247 0.108 Pasta
Valine 0.217 0.123 Pasta
Histidine 0.103 0.047 Pasta
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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