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Hummus vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Hummus and Wheat gluten

  • Hummus has more Copper, Fiber, and Magnesium, however Wheat gluten is richer in Selenium, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Wheat gluten covers your daily Selenium needs 67% more than Hummus.
  • Wheat gluten has 13 times less Sodium than Hummus. Hummus has 379mg of Sodium, while Wheat gluten has 29mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Hummus, commercial 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 Potassium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +184%
Contains more Copper +189.6%
Contains more Zinc +115.3%
Contains more Iron +113.1%
Contains more Calcium +273.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 12% 21% 51% 176% 50% 76% 50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains more Potassium +128%
Contains more Magnesium +184%
Contains more Copper +189.6%
Contains more Zinc +115.3%
Contains more Iron +113.1%
Contains more Calcium +273.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 0% 0% 63%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
66
Hummus
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
47%
Hummus
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
14%
Hummus
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
44%
Hummus
9%
Wheat gluten

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 350mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.165g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 166 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 7.9 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 9.6 1.85 Hummus
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 14.29 13.79 Hummus
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.44 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 38 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 228 100 Hummus
Magnesium 71 25 Hummus
Sugar 0 Hummus
Fiber 6 0.6 Hummus
Copper 0.527 0.182 Hummus
Zinc 1.83 0.85 Hummus
Starch
Phosphorus 176 260 Wheat gluten
Sodium 379 29 Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 30 0 Hummus
Vitamin E 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.18 0 Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.064 0 Hummus
Vitamin B3 0.582 0 Hummus
Vitamin B5 0.132 0 Hummus
Vitamin B6 0.2 0 Hummus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wheat gluten
Folate 83 0 Hummus
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.437 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039 0.156 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613 0.81 Hummus
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.