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Spelt vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Spelt Spaghetti
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Spelt Spaghetti
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
24
Spelt
2
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
60
Spelt
9
Spaghetti

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
Spelt
7
:
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Potassium +781.8%
Contains more Magnesium +655.6%
Contains more Copper +411%
Contains more Zinc +543.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +591.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Potassium +781.8%
Contains more Magnesium +655.6%
Contains more Copper +411%
Contains more Zinc +543.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +591.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%

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
Spelt
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1610.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +853.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +369.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1610.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +853.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +369.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
87%
Spelt
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
11%
Spelt
4%
Spaghetti

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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 Spelt Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 338 158 Spelt
Protein 14.57 5.8 Spelt
Fats 2.43 0.93 Spelt
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 70.19 30.86 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Spaghetti
Iron 4.44 0.5 Spelt
Calcium 27 7 Spelt
Potassium 388 44 Spelt
Magnesium 136 18 Spelt
Sugars 6.82 0.56 Spelt
Fiber 10.7 1.8 Spelt
Copper 0.511 0.1 Spelt
Zinc 3.28 0.51 Spelt
Starch 53.92 26.01 Spelt
Phosphorus 401 58 Spelt
Sodium 8 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 10 0 Spelt
Vitamin E 0.79 0.06 Spelt
Vitamin D 0 Spaghetti
Vitamin B1 0.364 0.02 Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.113 0.02 Spelt
Vitamin B3 6.843 0.4 Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.068 0.112 Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.049 Spelt
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 0 Spelt
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.406 0.176 Spaghetti
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445 0.131 Spelt
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258 0.326 Spelt
Tryptophan 0.132 0.083 Spelt
Threonine 0.443 0.206 Spelt
Isoleucine 0.552 0.228 Spelt
Leucine 1.07 0.44 Spelt
Lysine 0.409 0.133 Spelt
Methionine 0.258 0.065 Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.737 0.297 Spelt
Valine 0.681 0.262 Spelt
Histidine 0.36 0.132 Spelt
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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