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Spelt vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sugars (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.134g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Spelt Wheat gluten
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Spelt Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
60
Spelt
35
Wheat gluten

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
6
:
Contains more Potassium +288%
Contains more Magnesium +444%
Contains more Copper +180.8%
Contains more Zinc +285.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -72.4%
Contains more Iron +17.1%
Contains more Calcium +425.9%
Contains more Potassium +288%
Contains more Magnesium +444%
Contains more Copper +180.8%
Contains more Zinc +285.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -72.4%
Contains more Iron +17.1%
Contains more Calcium +425.9%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
11%
Spelt
9%
Wheat gluten

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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 Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 338 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 14.57 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 2.43 1.85 Spelt
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 70.19 13.79 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Wheat gluten
Iron 4.44 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 27 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 388 100 Spelt
Magnesium 136 25 Spelt
Sugars 6.82 0 Spelt
Fiber 10.7 0.6 Spelt
Copper 0.511 0.182 Spelt
Zinc 3.28 0.85 Spelt
Starch 53.92 Spelt
Phosphorus 401 260 Spelt
Sodium 8 29 Spelt
Vitamin A 10 0 Spelt
Vitamin E 0.79 0 Spelt
Vitamin D 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin B1 0.364 0 Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.113 0 Spelt
Vitamin B3 6.843 0 Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.068 0 Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.23 0 Spelt
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 0 Spelt
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.406 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445 0.156 Spelt
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258 0.81 Spelt
Tryptophan 0.132 Spelt
Threonine 0.443 Spelt
Isoleucine 0.552 Spelt
Leucine 1.07 Spelt
Lysine 0.409 Spelt
Methionine 0.258 Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.737 Spelt
Valine 0.681 Spelt
Histidine 0.36 Spelt
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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