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Groat vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Groat and Wheat gluten

  • Groat has more Fiber, and Magnesium, however Wheat gluten is richer in Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Wheat gluten's daily need coverage for Selenium is 68% more.
  • Groat contains 5 times more Fiber than Wheat gluten. Groat contains 2.7g of Fiber, while Wheat gluten contains 0.6g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked and Vital wheat gluten.

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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 Magnesium +104%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Contains more Calcium +1928.6%
Contains more Iron +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +39.3%
Contains more Copper +24.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 30% 37% 30% 8% 1% 17% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +104%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Contains more Calcium +1928.6%
Contains more Iron +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +39.3%
Contains more Copper +24.7%

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
Groat
8
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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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 11% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Groat Wheat gluten
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Groat Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 17.24g 13.19g Groat
Protein 3.38g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 0.62g 1.85g Wheat gluten
Carbs 19.94g 13.79g Groat
Calories 92kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose 0.1g g Groat
Sugar 0.9g 0g Wheat gluten
Fiber 2.7g 0.6g Groat
Calcium 7mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 0.8mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 51mg 25mg Groat
Phosphorus 70mg 260mg Wheat gluten
Potassium 88mg 100mg Wheat gluten
Sodium 4mg 29mg Groat
Zinc 0.61mg 0.85mg Wheat gluten
Copper 0.146mg 0.182mg Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0mg Groat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0mg Groat
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0mg Groat
Vitamin B3 0.94mg 0mg Groat
Vitamin B5 0.359mg 0mg Groat
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0mg Groat
Folate 14µg 0µg Groat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0µg Groat
Tryptophan 0.049mg mg Groat
Threonine 0.129mg mg Groat
Isoleucine 0.127mg mg Groat
Leucine 0.212mg mg Groat
Lysine 0.172mg mg Groat
Methionine 0.044mg mg Groat
Phenylalanine 0.133mg mg Groat
Valine 0.173mg mg Groat
Histidine 0.079mg mg Groat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.134g 0.272g Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.188g 0.156g Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188g 0.81g Wheat gluten

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Groat Wheat gluten
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
8
Groat
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
22
Groat
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 food.
Protein
20%
Groat
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
20%
Groat
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
3%
Groat
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Groat
Groat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.138g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Groat
Groat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170686/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.