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Rye vs Flour - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rye
Rye is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flour
Flour contains less Sugars (difference - 0.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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.
Rye Flour
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rye Flour
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
25
Rye
39
Flour
Mineral Summary Score
48
Rye
22
Flour

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
Rye
6
:
1
Flour
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +376.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +154.9%
Contains more Zinc +278.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +207.4%
Contains more Iron +76.4%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +376.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +154.9%
Contains more Zinc +278.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +207.4%
Contains more Iron +76.4%
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
Rye
5
:
4
Flour
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +568.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +568.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
62%
Rye
62%
Flour
Carbohydrates
76%
Rye
76%
Flour
Fats
8%
Rye
5%
Flour

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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 Rye Flour Opinion
Calories 338 364 Flour
Protein 10.34 10.33 Rye
Fats 1.63 0.98 Rye
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 75.86 76.31 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.63 4.64 Flour
Calcium 24 15 Rye
Potassium 510 107 Rye
Magnesium 110 22 Rye
Sugars 0.98 0.27 Rye
Fiber 15.1 2.7 Rye
Copper 0.367 0.144 Rye
Zinc 2.65 0.7 Rye
Starch
Phosphorus 332 108 Rye
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 11 0 Rye
Vitamin E 0.85 0.06 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.316 0.785 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.251 0.494 Flour
Vitamin B3 4.27 5.904 Flour
Vitamin B5 1.456 0.438 Rye
Vitamin B6 0.294 0.044 Rye
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.9 0.3 Rye
Folic acid (B9) 0 154 Flour
Trans Fat 0 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.197 0.155 Flour
Monounsaturated Fat 0.208 0.087 Rye
Polyunsaturated fat 0.767 0.413 Rye
Tryptophan 0.108 0.127 Flour
Threonine 0.289 0.281 Rye
Isoleucine 0.208 0.357 Flour
Leucine 0.563 0.71 Flour
Lysine 0.286 0.228 Rye
Methionine 0.153 0.183 Flour
Phenylalanine 0.435 0.52 Flour
Valine 0.317 0.415 Flour
Histidine 0.189 0.23 Flour
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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