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Sesame vs Flour - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flour
Flour contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.802g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flour
Flour is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.
Sesame Flour
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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
33
Sesame
39
Flour
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
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
Sesame
7
:
1
Flour
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Calcium +6400%
Contains more Potassium +337.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1495.5%
Contains more Copper +2734.7%
Contains more Zinc +1007.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +482.4%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +213.6%
Contains more Calcium +6400%
Contains more Potassium +337.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1495.5%
Contains more Copper +2734.7%
Contains more Zinc +1007.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +482.4%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%

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
4
:
5
Flour
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1695.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +776%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.785
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1695.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +776%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.785

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
62%
Flour
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
76%
Flour
Fats
229%
Sesame
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 Sesame Flour Opinion
Calories 573 364 Sesame
Protein 17.73 10.33 Sesame
Fats 49.67 0.98 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 76.31 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 4.64 Sesame
Calcium 975 15 Sesame
Potassium 468 107 Sesame
Magnesium 351 22 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 0.27 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 2.7 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.144 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 0.7 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 108 Sesame
Sodium 11 2 Flour
Vitamin A 9 0 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25 0.06 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.785 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.494 Flour
Vitamin B3 4.515 5.904 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.438 Flour
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.044 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.3 Flour
Folic acid (B9) 0 154 Flour
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.155 Flour
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 0.087 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.413 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.127 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.281 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.357 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.71 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.228 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 0.183 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.52 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.415 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.23 Sesame
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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