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Spaghetti vs Arborio rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.8%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.8%
Contains more Iron +192%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
2
Spaghetti
10
Arborio rice
Mineral Summary Score
9
Spaghetti
8
Arborio rice

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
35%
Spaghetti
14%
Arborio rice
Carbohydrates
31%
Spaghetti
29%
Arborio rice
Fats
4%
Spaghetti
1%
Arborio rice

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.
Spaghetti Arborio rice
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
Spaghetti Arborio rice
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sugars (difference - 0.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.125g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.

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 Spaghetti Arborio rice Opinion
Calories 158 130 Spaghetti
Protein 5.8 2.36 Spaghetti
Fats 0.93 0.19 Spaghetti
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 30.86 28.73 Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.46 Arborio rice
Calcium 7 1 Spaghetti
Potassium 44 26 Spaghetti
Magnesium 18 8 Spaghetti
Sugars 0.56 Spaghetti
Fiber 1.8 Spaghetti
Copper 0.1 0.072 Spaghetti
Zinc 0.51 0.4 Spaghetti
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 58 33 Spaghetti
Sodium 1 0 Arborio rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.06 Spaghetti
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.164 Arborio rice
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.016 Spaghetti
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.493 Arborio rice
Vitamin B5 0.112 0.397 Arborio rice
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.059 Arborio rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Spaghetti
Folic acid (B9) 0 57 Arborio rice
Trans Fat 0 Arborio rice
Saturated Fat 0.176 0.051 Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.131 0.058 Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.326 0.05 Spaghetti
Tryptophan 0.083 0.027 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.206 0.084 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.228 0.102 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.44 0.195 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.133 0.085 Spaghetti
Methionine 0.065 0.056 Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.126 Spaghetti
Valine 0.262 0.144 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.132 0.056 Spaghetti
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