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Spelt vs Sunflower seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sugars (difference - 4.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.049g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
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.
Spelt Sunflower seed
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Spelt Sunflower seed
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
105
Sunflower seed
Mineral Summary Score
60
Spelt
122
Sunflower seed

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
1
:
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Contains more Iron +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +66.2%
Contains more Magnesium +139%
Contains more Copper +252.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains less Sodium -11.1%
Contains more Iron +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +66.2%
Contains more Magnesium +139%
Contains more Copper +252.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%

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
1
:
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +4351.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +306.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +214.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +484.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.13
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +4351.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +306.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +214.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +484.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.13

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
125%
Sunflower seed
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
20%
Sunflower seed
Fats
11%
Spelt
238%
Sunflower seed

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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 Sunflower seed Opinion
Calories 338 584 Sunflower seed
Protein 14.57 20.78 Sunflower seed
Fats 2.43 51.46 Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 0 1.4 Sunflower seed
Carbs 70.19 20 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Sunflower seed
Iron 4.44 5.25 Sunflower seed
Calcium 27 78 Sunflower seed
Potassium 388 645 Sunflower seed
Magnesium 136 325 Sunflower seed
Sugars 6.82 2.62 Spelt
Fiber 10.7 8.6 Spelt
Copper 0.511 1.8 Sunflower seed
Zinc 3.28 5 Sunflower seed
Starch 53.92 Spelt
Phosphorus 401 660 Sunflower seed
Sodium 8 9 Spelt
Vitamin A 10 50 Sunflower seed
Vitamin E 0.79 35.17 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B1 0.364 1.48 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.113 0.355 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 6.843 8.335 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 1.068 1.13 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.23 1.345 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 0 Spelt
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.406 4.455 Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445 18.528 Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258 23.137 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.132 0.348 Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.443 0.928 Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 0.552 1.139 Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.07 1.659 Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.409 0.937 Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.258 0.494 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 0.737 1.169 Sunflower seed
Valine 0.681 1.315 Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.36 0.632 Sunflower seed
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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