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Sesame vs Wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.503g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat
Wheat is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Sesame Wheat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame Wheat
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
33
Sesame
25
Wheat
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
67
Wheat

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
Sesame
7
:
1
Wheat
Contains more Iron +313.4%
Contains more Calcium +2767.6%
Contains more Magnesium +143.8%
Contains more Copper +638.2%
Contains more Zinc +86.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Potassium - 431
Contains more Iron +313.4%
Contains more Calcium +2767.6%
Contains more Magnesium +143.8%
Contains more Copper +638.2%
Contains more Zinc +86.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Potassium - 431

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
Sesame
6
:
2
Wheat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1770%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1770%

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
106%
Sesame
82%
Wheat
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
71%
Wheat
Fats
229%
Sesame
11%
Wheat

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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 Sesame Wheat Opinion
Calories 573 339 Sesame
Protein 17.73 13.68 Sesame
Fats 49.67 2.47 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 71.13 Wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 3.52 Sesame
Calcium 975 34 Sesame
Potassium 468 431 Sesame
Magnesium 351 144 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.553 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 4.16 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 508 Sesame
Sodium 11 2 Wheat
Vitamin A 9 0 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.419 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.121 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 6.738 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.935 Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.419 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.454 Wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 0.344 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.978 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.176 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.366 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.533 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.934 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.303 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 0.221 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.681 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.594 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.322 Sesame
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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