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Amaranth grain vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Amaranth grain and Khorasan wheat

  • The amount of Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Phosphorus, Zinc, Iron, and Magnesium in Khorasan wheat is higher than in Amaranth grain.
  • Khorasan wheat covers your daily Selenium needs 138% more than Amaranth grain.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Amaranth grain, cooked and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked.

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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
Contains more Calcium +113.6%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.9%
Contains more Potassium +198.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Zinc +327.9%
Contains more Copper +239.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Contains more Calcium +113.6%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.9%
Contains more Potassium +198.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Zinc +327.9%
Contains more Copper +239.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3673.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +736.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2612.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3673.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +736.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2612.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Khorasan wheat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth grain Khorasan wheat Opinion
Net carbs 16.59g 59.48g Khorasan wheat
Protein 3.8g 14.54g Khorasan wheat
Fats 1.58g 2.13g Khorasan wheat
Carbs 18.69g 70.58g Khorasan wheat
Calories 102kcal 337kcal Khorasan wheat
Starch 16.23g 52.41g Khorasan wheat
Fructose g 0.11g Khorasan wheat
Sugar g 7.84g Amaranth grain
Fiber 2.1g 11.1g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 47mg 22mg Amaranth grain
Iron 2.1mg 3.77mg Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 65mg 130mg Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 148mg 364mg Khorasan wheat
Potassium 135mg 403mg Khorasan wheat
Sodium 6mg 5mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 0.86mg 3.68mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.149mg 0.506mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A IU 10IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.61mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.184mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 0.235mg 6.375mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.949mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.259mg Khorasan wheat
Folate 22µg µg Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 µg µg
Vitamin K µg 1.8µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan mg 0.13mg Khorasan wheat
Threonine mg 0.442mg Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine mg 1.112mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine mg 0.416mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine mg 0.251mg Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine mg 0.772mg Khorasan wheat
Valine mg 0.687mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine mg 0.379mg Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol mg 0mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat g 0.005g Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat g 0.196g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.213g Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.621g Khorasan wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Amaranth grain Khorasan wheat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Amaranth grain
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
36
Amaranth grain
88
Khorasan wheat

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 food.
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
10%
Khorasan wheat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.196g)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/nutrients
  2. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.