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Wheat gluten vs Brown rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sugars (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brown rice
Brown rice is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Wheat gluten Brown rice
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat gluten Brown rice
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
0
Wheat gluten
10
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
35
Wheat gluten
14
Brown rice

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 Iron +828.6%
Contains more Calcium +4633.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains more Copper +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +19.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.4%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Contains more Iron +828.6%
Contains more Calcium +4633.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains more Copper +71.7%
Contains more Zinc +19.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.4%
Contains more Magnesium +56%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%

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
:
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 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
451%
Wheat gluten
16%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
14%
Wheat gluten
26%
Brown rice
Fats
9%
Wheat gluten
4%
Brown rice

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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 Wheat gluten Brown rice Opinion
Calories 370 123 Wheat gluten
Protein 75.16 2.74 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.85 0.97 Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 13.79 25.58 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.2 0.56 Wheat gluten
Calcium 142 3 Wheat gluten
Potassium 100 86 Wheat gluten
Magnesium 25 39 Brown rice
Sugars 0 0.24 Brown rice
Fiber 0.6 1.6 Brown rice
Copper 0.182 0.106 Wheat gluten
Zinc 0.85 0.71 Wheat gluten
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 260 103 Wheat gluten
Sodium 29 4 Brown rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0.17 Brown rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.178 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0 0.069 Brown rice
Vitamin B3 0 2.561 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0 0.38 Brown rice
Vitamin B6 0 0.123 Brown rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.2 Brown rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.26 Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.156 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 0.366 Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.033 Brown rice
Threonine 0.095 Brown rice
Isoleucine 0.109 Brown rice
Leucine 0.214 Brown rice
Lysine 0.099 Brown rice
Methionine 0.058 Brown rice
Phenylalanine 0.133 Brown rice
Valine 0.151 Brown rice
Histidine 0.066 Brown rice
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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