foodstruct logo
Find food by nutritional value | Diet analysis

Pasta vs Sunflower seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sugars (difference - 2.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.305g)

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 Sunflower seed
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pasta Sunflower seed
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
105
Sunflower seed
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pasta
122
Sunflower seed

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
:
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +360.5%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Potassium +2587.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1705.6%
Contains more Copper +1835.5%
Contains more Zinc +792.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +947.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +360.5%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Potassium +2587.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1705.6%
Contains more Copper +1835.5%
Contains more Zinc +792.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +947.6%

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
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +608.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +740.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3855.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +608.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +740.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3855.9%

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
125%
Sunflower seed
Carbohydrates
25%
Pasta
20%
Sunflower seed
Fats
5%
Pasta
238%
Sunflower seed

People also compare

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 Sunflower seed Opinion
Calories 131 584 Sunflower seed
Protein 5.15 20.78 Sunflower seed
Fats 1.05 51.46 Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 0 1.4 Sunflower seed
Carbs 24.93 20 Pasta
Cholesterol 33 0 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 Sunflower seed
Iron 1.14 5.25 Sunflower seed
Calcium 6 78 Sunflower seed
Potassium 24 645 Sunflower seed
Magnesium 18 325 Sunflower seed
Sugars 2.62 Sunflower seed
Fiber 8.6 Sunflower seed
Copper 0.093 1.8 Sunflower seed
Zinc 0.56 5 Sunflower seed
Starch
Phosphorus 63 660 Sunflower seed
Sodium 6 9 Pasta
Vitamin A 20 50 Sunflower seed
Vitamin E 35.17 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B1 0.209 1.48 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.355 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 0.992 8.335 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 0.183 1.13 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.034 1.345 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0.14 0 Pasta
Vitamin K 0 Sunflower seed
Folic acid (B9) 57 0 Pasta
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.15 4.455 Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.124 18.528 Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.429 23.137 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.065 0.348 Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.134 0.928 Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 0.197 1.139 Sunflower seed
Leucine 0.348 1.659 Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.097 0.937 Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.079 0.494 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 0.247 1.169 Sunflower seed
Valine 0.217 1.315 Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.103 0.632 Sunflower seed
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.