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Pasta vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spätzle
Spätzle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sodium (difference - 159mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.269g)
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 Spätzle
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pasta 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
12
Pasta
3
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pasta
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
Pasta
2
:
Contains more Iron +90%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.098
Contains more Iron +90%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.098

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +596.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Contains more Vitamin B1 +596.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21

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
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
25%
Pasta
25%
Spätzle
Fats
5%
Pasta
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 Pasta Spätzle Opinion
Calories 131 138 Spätzle
Protein 5.15 4.54 Pasta
Fats 1.05 2.07 Spätzle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 24.93 25.16 Spätzle
Cholesterol 33 29 Spätzle
Vitamin D
Iron 1.14 0.6 Pasta
Calcium 6 12 Spätzle
Potassium 24 38 Spätzle
Magnesium 18 21 Spätzle
Sugars 0.4 Spätzle
Fiber 1.2 Spätzle
Copper 0.093 0.098 Spätzle
Zinc 0.56 0.65 Spätzle
Starch
Phosphorus 63 76 Spätzle
Sodium 6 165 Pasta
Vitamin A 20 21 Spätzle
Vitamin E 0.17 Spätzle
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.209 0.03 Pasta
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.02 Pasta
Vitamin B3 0.992 0.4 Pasta
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.263 Spätzle
Vitamin B6 0.034 0.046 Spätzle
Vitamin B12 0.14 0.09 Pasta
Vitamin K 0 Spätzle
Folic acid (B9) 57 0 Pasta
Trans Fat 0.029 Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.15 0.419 Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.124 0.581 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.429 0.552 Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.065 0.043 Pasta
Threonine 0.134 0.138 Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.197 0.19 Pasta
Leucine 0.348 0.365 Spätzle
Lysine 0.097 0.137 Spätzle
Methionine 0.079 0.086 Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.247 0.24 Pasta
Valine 0.217 0.22 Spätzle
Histidine 0.103 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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