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Bread vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bread and Wheat gluten?

  • Bread is higher in Fiber, yet Wheat gluten is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Selenium and Phosphorus.
  • Bread's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 39% more.
  • Bread has 21 times more Sodium than Wheat gluten. While Bread has 601mg of Sodium, Wheat gluten has only 29mg.

We used Bread, wheat, toasted and Vital wheat gluten types in this article.

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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
Bread
5
:
Contains more Calcium +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +123%
Contains more Magnesium +136%
Contains more Zinc +72.9%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.182
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains more Calcium +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +123%
Contains more Magnesium +136%
Contains more Zinc +72.9%
Contains more Iron +27.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.182

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
Bread
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +∞%

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
38
Bread
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
66
Bread
58
Wheat gluten

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
78%
Bread
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
20%
Bread
9%
Wheat gluten

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.
Bread Wheat gluten
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Bread Wheat gluten
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sugars (difference - 6.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 572mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.717g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Bread Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 313 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 12.96 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 4.27 1.85 Bread
Vitamin C 0.2 0 Bread
Carbs 55.77 13.79 Bread
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.09 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 165 142 Bread
Potassium 223 100 Bread
Magnesium 59 25 Bread
Sugars 6.42 0 Wheat gluten
Fiber 4.7 0.6 Bread
Copper 0.198 0.182 Bread
Zinc 1.47 0.85 Bread
Starch
Phosphorus 188 260 Wheat gluten
Sodium 601 29 Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.24 0 Bread
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.439 0 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.382 0 Bread
Vitamin B3 6.25 0 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456 0 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.153 0 Bread
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 0 Bread
Folate 86 0 Bread
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.989 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019 0.156 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72 0.81 Bread
Tryptophan 0.092 Bread
Threonine 0.299 Bread
Isoleucine 0.258 Bread
Leucine 0.461 Bread
Lysine 0.215 Bread
Methionine 0.105 Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315 Bread
Valine 0.31 Bread
Histidine 0.15 Bread
Fructose

References

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

  1. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/nutrients
  2. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.