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Buckwheat vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Buckwheat and Hummus?

  • Buckwheat is richer in Copper, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin B5, and Fiber, while Hummus is higher in Folate.
  • Buckwheat's daily need coverage for Copper is 64% higher.
  • Hummus has 12 times less Vitamin B3 than Buckwheat. Buckwheat has 7.02mg of Vitamin B3, while Hummus has 0.582mg.
  • Buckwheat is lower in Sodium.

We used Buckwheat and Hummus, commercial types in this comparison.

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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 Potassium +101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +225.4%
Contains more Copper +108.7%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Iron +10.9%
Contains more Calcium +111.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 83% 6% 41% 166% 367% 66% 149% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 12% 21% 51% 176% 50% 76% 50%
Contains more Potassium +101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +225.4%
Contains more Copper +108.7%
Contains more Zinc +31.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Iron +10.9%
Contains more Calcium +111.1%

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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Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1106.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +834.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.2%
Contains more Folate +176.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2
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% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 0% 0% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 0% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1106.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +834.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.2%
Contains more Folate +176.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2

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
33
Buckwheat
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
109
Buckwheat
66
Hummus

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
80%
Buckwheat
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
14%
Hummus
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
44%
Hummus

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.
Buckwheat Hummus
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Buckwheat Hummus
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 is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Hummus
Hummus is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 378mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.696g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Buckwheat Hummus Opinion
Calories 343 166 Buckwheat
Protein 13.25 7.9 Buckwheat
Fats 3.4 9.6 Hummus
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.5 14.29 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.2 2.44 Hummus
Calcium 18 38 Hummus
Potassium 460 228 Buckwheat
Magnesium 231 71 Buckwheat
Sugar
Fiber 10 6 Buckwheat
Copper 1.1 0.527 Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4 1.83 Buckwheat
Starch
Phosphorus 347 176 Buckwheat
Sodium 1 379 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 30 Hummus
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.18 Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.425 0.064 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 7.02 0.582 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 1.233 0.132 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.2 Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 30 83 Hummus
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.741 1.437 Buckwheat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039 3.613 Hummus
Tryptophan 0.192 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498 Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832 Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672 Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172 Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52 Buckwheat
Valine 0.678 Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309 Buckwheat
Fructose

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. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/nutrients
  2. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.