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Wheat gluten vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sugars (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.096g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti 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 Spaghetti
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 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
0
Wheat gluten
2
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
35
Wheat gluten
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
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Contains more Iron +940%
Contains more Calcium +1928.6%
Contains more Potassium +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +82%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +348.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Iron +940%
Contains more Calcium +1928.6%
Contains more Potassium +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +82%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +348.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%

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
:
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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%

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
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
14%
Wheat gluten
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
9%
Wheat gluten
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 Wheat gluten Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 370 158 Wheat gluten
Protein 75.16 5.8 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.85 0.93 Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 13.79 30.86 Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.2 0.5 Wheat gluten
Calcium 142 7 Wheat gluten
Potassium 100 44 Wheat gluten
Magnesium 25 18 Wheat gluten
Sugars 0 0.56 Spaghetti
Fiber 0.6 1.8 Spaghetti
Copper 0.182 0.1 Wheat gluten
Zinc 0.85 0.51 Wheat gluten
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 260 58 Wheat gluten
Sodium 29 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 0.06 Spaghetti
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.02 Spaghetti
Vitamin B2 0 0.02 Spaghetti
Vitamin B3 0 0.4 Spaghetti
Vitamin B5 0 0.112 Spaghetti
Vitamin B6 0 0.049 Spaghetti
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.272 0.176 Spaghetti
Monounsaturated Fat 0.156 0.131 Wheat gluten
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 0.326 Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.083 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.206 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.228 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.44 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.133 Spaghetti
Methionine 0.065 Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.297 Spaghetti
Valine 0.262 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.132 Spaghetti
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