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Wheat vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 163mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Wheat Spätzle
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat Spätzle
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
25
Wheat
3
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
67
Wheat
13
Spätzle

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
Wheat
8
:
Contains more Iron +486.7%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Copper +464.3%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Iron +486.7%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Copper +464.3%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%

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
Wheat
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1584.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1584.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
82%
Wheat
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
25%
Spätzle
Fats
11%
Wheat
10%
Spätzle

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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 Spätzle Opinion
Calories 339 138 Wheat
Protein 13.68 4.54 Wheat
Fats 2.47 2.07 Wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.13 25.16 Wheat
Cholesterol 0 29 Wheat
Vitamin D 0 Wheat
Iron 3.52 0.6 Wheat
Calcium 34 12 Wheat
Potassium 431 38 Wheat
Magnesium 144 21 Wheat
Sugars 0.4 Spätzle
Fiber 1.2 Spätzle
Copper 0.553 0.098 Wheat
Zinc 4.16 0.65 Wheat
Starch
Phosphorus 508 76 Wheat
Sodium 2 165 Wheat
Vitamin A 0 21 Spätzle
Vitamin E 0.17 Spätzle
Vitamin D 0 Wheat
Vitamin B1 0.419 0.03 Wheat
Vitamin B2 0.121 0.02 Wheat
Vitamin B3 6.738 0.4 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935 0.263 Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.046 Wheat
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Spätzle
Vitamin K 0 Spätzle
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.029 Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.454 0.419 Spätzle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344 0.581 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978 0.552 Wheat
Tryptophan 0.176 0.043 Wheat
Threonine 0.366 0.138 Wheat
Isoleucine 0.533 0.19 Wheat
Leucine 0.934 0.365 Wheat
Lysine 0.303 0.137 Wheat
Methionine 0.221 0.086 Wheat
Phenylalanine 0.681 0.24 Wheat
Valine 0.594 0.22 Wheat
Histidine 0.322 0.121 Wheat
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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