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Groat vs. Spaghetti — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Groat and Spaghetti different?

  • Groat is higher in Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Iron, however, Spaghetti is richer in Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Groat is 111% higher.
  • Groat contains 21 times more Vitamin B2 than Spaghetti. While Groat contains 0.425mg of Vitamin B2, Spaghetti contains only 0.02mg.

Buckwheat and Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without added salt are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +340%
Contains more Magnesium +1183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +498.3%
Contains more Potassium +945.5%
Contains more Zinc +370.6%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Manganese +303.7%
Contains more Selenium +218.1%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 83% 166% 149% 41% 1% 66% 367% 170% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 19% 13% 25% 4% 1% 14% 34% 43% 144%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Iron +340%
Contains more Magnesium +1183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +498.3%
Contains more Potassium +945.5%
Contains more Zinc +370.6%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Manganese +303.7%
Contains more Selenium +218.1%
Equal in Sodium - 1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Groat
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +405%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1655%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1000.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.6%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 23% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 6% 0% 4% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +405%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1655%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1000.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.6%
Contains more Folate +328.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +128.4%
Contains more Fats +265.6%
Contains more Carbs +131.7%
Contains more Other +650%
Contains more Water +537.2%
13% 3% 72% 10% 2%
Protein: 13.25 g
Fats: 3.4 g
Carbs: 71.5 g
Water: 9.75 g
Other: 2.1 g
6% 31% 62%
Protein: 5.8 g
Fats: 0.93 g
Carbs: 30.86 g
Water: 62.13 g
Other: 0.28 g
Contains more Protein +128.4%
Contains more Fats +265.6%
Contains more Carbs +131.7%
Contains more Other +650%
Contains more Water +537.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +693.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +218.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.2%
26% 37% 37%
Saturated Fat: 0.741 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.039 g
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.176 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.131 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.326 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +693.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +218.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Groat Spaghetti
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Groat Spaghetti Opinion
Net carbs 61.5g 29.06g Groat
Protein 13.25g 5.8g Groat
Fats 3.4g 0.93g Groat
Carbs 71.5g 30.86g Groat
Calories 343kcal 158kcal Groat
Starch 26.01g Spaghetti
Fructose 0.03g Spaghetti
Sugar 0.56g Groat
Fiber 10g 1.8g Groat
Calcium 18mg 7mg Groat
Iron 2.2mg 0.5mg Groat
Magnesium 231mg 18mg Groat
Phosphorus 347mg 58mg Groat
Potassium 460mg 44mg Groat
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 2.4mg 0.51mg Groat
Copper 1.1mg 0.1mg Groat
Manganese 1.3mg 0.322mg Groat
Selenium 8.3µg 26.4µg Spaghetti
Vitamin E 0.06mg Spaghetti
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.02mg Groat
Vitamin B2 0.425mg 0.02mg Groat
Vitamin B3 7.02mg 0.4mg Groat
Vitamin B5 1.233mg 0.112mg Groat
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 0.049mg Groat
Folate 30µg 7µg Groat
Choline 6.4mg Spaghetti
Tryptophan 0.192mg 0.083mg Groat
Threonine 0.506mg 0.206mg Groat
Isoleucine 0.498mg 0.228mg Groat
Leucine 0.832mg 0.44mg Groat
Lysine 0.672mg 0.133mg Groat
Methionine 0.172mg 0.065mg Groat
Phenylalanine 0.52mg 0.297mg Groat
Valine 0.678mg 0.262mg Groat
Histidine 0.309mg 0.132mg Groat
Saturated Fat 0.741g 0.176g Spaghetti
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04g 0.131g Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039g 0.326g Groat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.024g Spaghetti

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Groat Spaghetti
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Groat
3%
Spaghetti
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
109%
Groat
30%
Spaghetti

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.565g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Groat
Groat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Groat
Groat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/nutrients
  2. Spaghetti - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168928/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.