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Pasta vs Groat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sugars (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Groat
Groat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Groat
Groat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is cheaper?
Groat
Groat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Groat
Groat is relatively richer in minerals
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 Groat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pasta Groat
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
5
Groat
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pasta
15
Groat

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
1
:
7
Groat
Contains more Iron +42.5%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Copper +57%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.61
Contains more Iron +42.5%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Copper +57%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.61

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
6
:
5
Groat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.94
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.94

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
20%
Groat
Carbohydrates
25%
Pasta
20%
Groat
Fats
5%
Pasta
3%
Groat

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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 Groat Opinion
Calories 131 92 Pasta
Protein 5.15 3.38 Pasta
Fats 1.05 0.62 Pasta
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 24.93 19.94 Pasta
Cholesterol 33 0 Groat
Vitamin D 0 Groat
Iron 1.14 0.8 Pasta
Calcium 6 7 Groat
Potassium 24 88 Groat
Magnesium 18 51 Groat
Sugars 0.9 Groat
Fiber 2.7 Groat
Copper 0.093 0.146 Groat
Zinc 0.56 0.61 Groat
Starch
Phosphorus 63 70 Groat
Sodium 6 4 Groat
Vitamin A 20 0 Pasta
Vitamin E 0.09 Groat
Vitamin D 0 Groat
Vitamin B1 0.209 0.04 Pasta
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.039 Pasta
Vitamin B3 0.992 0.94 Pasta
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.359 Groat
Vitamin B6 0.034 0.077 Groat
Vitamin B12 0.14 0 Pasta
Vitamin K 1.9 Groat
Folic acid (B9) 57 0 Pasta
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.15 0.134 Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.124 0.188 Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.429 0.188 Pasta
Tryptophan 0.065 0.049 Pasta
Threonine 0.134 0.129 Pasta
Isoleucine 0.197 0.127 Pasta
Leucine 0.348 0.212 Pasta
Lysine 0.097 0.172 Groat
Methionine 0.079 0.044 Pasta
Phenylalanine 0.247 0.133 Pasta
Valine 0.217 0.173 Pasta
Histidine 0.103 0.079 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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