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Hummus vs Spelt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Hummus and Spelt different?

  • Spelt is higher than Hummus in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Spelt covers your daily need of Manganese 96% more than Hummus.
  • Hummus contains 47 times more Sodium than Spelt. Hummus contains 379mg of Sodium, while Spelt contains 8mg.

Hummus, commercial and Spelt, uncooked 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
Hummus
2
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6
Spelt
Contains more Calcium +40.7%
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +91.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +79.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.511
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 167% 98% 172% 35% 2% 90% 171%
Contains more Calcium +40.7%
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +91.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +79.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.511

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
Hummus
3
:
7
Spelt
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Folate +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1075.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 16% 0% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 34% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Folate +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1075.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Spelt Opinion
Net carbs 8.29g 59.49g Spelt
Protein 7.9g 14.57g Spelt
Fats 9.6g 2.43g Hummus
Carbs 14.29g 70.19g Spelt
Calories 166kcal 338kcal Spelt
Starch g 53.92g Spelt
Fructose g 0.24g Spelt
Sugar g 6.82g Hummus
Fiber 6g 10.7g Spelt
Calcium 38mg 27mg Hummus
Iron 2.44mg 4.44mg Spelt
Magnesium 71mg 136mg Spelt
Phosphorus 176mg 401mg Spelt
Potassium 228mg 388mg Spelt
Sodium 379mg 8mg Spelt
Zinc 1.83mg 3.28mg Spelt
Copper 0.527mg 0.511mg Hummus
Vitamin A 30IU 10IU Hummus
Vitamin E mg 0.79mg Spelt
Vitamin D 0IU IU Hummus
Vitamin D 0µg µg Hummus
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.364mg Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.113mg Spelt
Vitamin B3 0.582mg 6.843mg Spelt
Vitamin B5 0.132mg 1.068mg Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.23mg Spelt
Folate 83µg 45µg Hummus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.6µg Spelt
Tryptophan mg 0.132mg Spelt
Threonine mg 0.443mg Spelt
Isoleucine mg 0.552mg Spelt
Leucine mg 1.07mg Spelt
Lysine mg 0.409mg Spelt
Methionine mg 0.258mg Spelt
Phenylalanine mg 0.737mg Spelt
Valine mg 0.681mg Spelt
Histidine mg 0.36mg Spelt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.437g 0.406g Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039g 0.445g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613g 1.258g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hummus Spelt
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
16
Hummus
35
Spelt
Mineral Summary Score
66
Hummus
92
Spelt

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
47%
Hummus
87%
Spelt
Carbohydrates
14%
Hummus
70%
Spelt
Fats
44%
Hummus
11%
Spelt

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 371mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.031g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/nutrients
  2. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/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.