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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 Magnesium +184%
Contains more Potassium +128%
Contains more Zinc +115.3%
Contains more Copper +189.6%
Contains more Calcium +273.7%
Contains more Iron +113.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +184%
Contains more Potassium +128%
Contains more Zinc +115.3%
Contains more Copper +189.6%
Contains more Calcium +273.7%
Contains more Iron +113.1%
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 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 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 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 8.29g 13.19g Wheat gluten
Protein 7.9g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 9.6g 1.85g Hummus
Carbs 14.29g 13.79g Hummus
Calories 166kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Hummus
Fiber 6g 0.6g Hummus
Calcium 38mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 2.44mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 71mg 25mg Hummus
Phosphorus 176mg 260mg Wheat gluten
Potassium 228mg 100mg Hummus
Sodium 379mg 29mg Wheat gluten
Zinc 1.83mg 0.85mg Hummus
Copper 0.527mg 0.182mg Hummus
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Hummus
Vitamin E mg 0mg Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0mg Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0mg Hummus
Vitamin B3 0.582mg 0mg Hummus
Vitamin B5 0.132mg 0mg Hummus
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0mg Hummus
Folate 83µg 0µg Hummus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Wheat gluten
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.437g 0.272g Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039g 0.156g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613g 0.81g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Hummus 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
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

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.

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.