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Flour vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flour
Flour contains less Sugars (difference - 0.29g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flour
Flour is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flour
Flour is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flour
Flour 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.
Flour Spaghetti
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals 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
Flour 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
39
Flour
2
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
22
Flour
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
Flour
7
:
Contains more Iron +828%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +143.2%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +44%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +828%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +143.2%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +44%
Contains more Zinc +37.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Flour
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3825%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2370%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1376%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.06
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3825%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2370%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1376%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.06

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
62%
Flour
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
5%
Flour
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 Flour Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 364 158 Flour
Protein 10.33 5.8 Flour
Fats 0.98 0.93 Flour
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 76.31 30.86 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.64 0.5 Flour
Calcium 15 7 Flour
Potassium 107 44 Flour
Magnesium 22 18 Flour
Sugars 0.27 0.56 Spaghetti
Fiber 2.7 1.8 Flour
Copper 0.144 0.1 Flour
Zinc 0.7 0.51 Flour
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 108 58 Flour
Sodium 2 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.06 0.06
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.785 0.02 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494 0.02 Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904 0.4 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438 0.112 Flour
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.049 Spaghetti
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 0 Flour
Folic acid (B9) 154 0 Flour
Trans Fat 0 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155 0.176 Flour
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.131 Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413 0.326 Flour
Tryptophan 0.127 0.083 Flour
Threonine 0.281 0.206 Flour
Isoleucine 0.357 0.228 Flour
Leucine 0.71 0.44 Flour
Lysine 0.228 0.133 Flour
Methionine 0.183 0.065 Flour
Phenylalanine 0.52 0.297 Flour
Valine 0.415 0.262 Flour
Histidine 0.23 0.132 Flour
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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