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English muffin vs Tart - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are English muffin and Tart different?

  • English muffin has more Copper, and Phosphorus, however Tart is richer in Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Tart covers your daily need of Vitamin A 32% more than English muffin.
  • English muffin has 2 times more Copper than Tart. English muffin has 0.129mg of Copper, while Tart has 0.073mg.
  • English muffin contains less Saturated Fat.

English muffins, plain, unenriched, without calcium propionate (includes sourdough) and Breakfast tart, low fat types were used 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
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +98.5%
Contains more Copper +76.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +43%
Contains more Iron +284.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 16% 12% 15% 43% 20% 57% 61%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 14% 6% 32% 25% 8% 40% 48%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +98.5%
Contains more Copper +76.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +43%
Contains more Iron +284.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%

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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Tart
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.7%
Contains more Folate +170.3%
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% 0% 0% 46% 36% 30% 27% 10% 5% 0% 28%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 57% 11% 0% 72% 127% 72% 0% 88% 0% 1% 75%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +3700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +256.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.7%
Contains more Folate +170.3%

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
15
English muffin
43
Tart
Mineral Summary Score
32
English muffin
37
Tart

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
46%
English muffin
24%
Tart
Carbohydrates
46%
English muffin
77%
Tart
Fats
8%
English muffin
28%
Tart

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.
English muffin Tart
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

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is better in case of low diet
English muffin Tart
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 Sodium?
Tart
Tart contains less Sodium (difference - 103mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tart
Tart is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tart
Tart is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
English muffin
English muffin is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
English muffin
English muffin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.134g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
English muffin
English muffin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient English muffin Tart Opinion
Calories 235 372 Tart
Protein 7.7 3.99 English muffin
Fats 1.8 5.99 Tart
Vitamin C 0.1 3.8 Tart
Carbs 46 76.8 Tart
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Tart
Iron 0.89 3.42 Tart
Calcium 52 44 English muffin
Potassium 131 66 English muffin
Magnesium 21 44 Tart
Sugar 4.87 English muffin
Fiber 2.7 1.5 English muffin
Copper 0.129 0.073 English muffin
Zinc 0.7 0.28 English muffin
Starch
Phosphorus 133 93 English muffin
Sodium 464 361 Tart
Vitamin A 0 950 Tart
Vitamin E 0.53 Tart
Vitamin D 0 Tart
Vitamin B1 0.181 0.285 Tart
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.549 Tart
Vitamin B3 1.566 3.8 Tart
Vitamin B5 0.446 English muffin
Vitamin B6 0.043 0.38 Tart
Vitamin B12 0.04 0 English muffin
Vitamin K 0.4 Tart
Folate 37 100 Tart
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.259 1.393 English muffin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.302 3.338 Tart
Polyunsaturated fat 0.888 0.878 English muffin
Tryptophan 0.092 English muffin
Threonine 0.242 English muffin
Isoleucine 0.315 English muffin
Leucine 0.553 English muffin
Lysine 0.241 English muffin
Methionine 0.139 English muffin
Phenylalanine 0.379 English muffin
Valine 0.353 English muffin
Histidine 0.17 English muffin
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. English muffin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173238/nutrients
  2. Tart - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175069/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.