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Chickpea vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chickpea and Spätzle?

  • Chickpea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, yet Spätzle is richer in Selenium.
  • Chickpea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 913% higher.
  • Chickpea has 80 times more Folate than Spätzle. Chickpea has 557µg of Folate, while Spätzle has 7µg.

We used Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt 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 Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +618.3%
Contains more Magnesium +276.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +231.6%
Contains more Potassium +1789.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Zinc +324.6%
Contains more Copper +569.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 162% 57% 108% 64% 4% 76% 219%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 22% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +618.3%
Contains more Magnesium +276.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +231.6%
Contains more Potassium +1789.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.5%
Contains more Zinc +324.6%
Contains more Copper +569.4%

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 A +219%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1490%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +960%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +503.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1063%
Contains more Folate +7857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 17% 0% 14% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 418% 0% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +219%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1490%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +960%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +503.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1063%
Contains more Folate +7857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Chickpea Spätzle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chickpea Spätzle Opinion
Net carbs 50.75g 23.96g Chickpea
Protein 20.47g 4.54g Chickpea
Fats 6.04g 2.07g Chickpea
Carbs 62.95g 25.16g Chickpea
Calories 378kcal 138kcal Chickpea
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Spätzle
Sugar 10.7g 0.4g Spätzle
Fiber 12.2g 1.2g Chickpea
Calcium 57mg 12mg Chickpea
Iron 4.31mg 0.6mg Chickpea
Magnesium 79mg 21mg Chickpea
Phosphorus 252mg 76mg Chickpea
Potassium 718mg 38mg Chickpea
Sodium 24mg 165mg Chickpea
Zinc 2.76mg 0.65mg Chickpea
Copper 0.656mg 0.098mg Chickpea
Vitamin A 67IU 21IU Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82mg 0.17mg Chickpea
Vitamin D 0IU IU Chickpea
Vitamin D 0µg µg Chickpea
Vitamin C 4mg 0mg Chickpea
Vitamin B1 0.477mg 0.03mg Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212mg 0.02mg Chickpea
Vitamin B3 1.541mg 0.4mg Chickpea
Vitamin B5 1.588mg 0.263mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535mg 0.046mg Chickpea
Folate 557µg 7µg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Spätzle
Vitamin K 9µg 0µg Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.043mg Chickpea
Threonine 0.766mg 0.138mg Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882mg 0.19mg Chickpea
Leucine 1.465mg 0.365mg Chickpea
Lysine 1.377mg 0.137mg Chickpea
Methionine 0.27mg 0.086mg Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103mg 0.24mg Chickpea
Valine 0.865mg 0.22mg Chickpea
Histidine 0.566mg 0.121mg Chickpea
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Chickpea
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Chickpea
Saturated Fat 0.603g 0.419g Spätzle
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377g 0.581g Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731g 0.552g Chickpea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chickpea Spätzle
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
74
Chickpea
6
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
19
Spätzle

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
123%
Chickpea
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
25%
Spätzle
Fats
28%
Chickpea
10%
Spätzle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.184g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 141mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/nutrients
  2. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.