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Maize vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Maize and Spätzle?

  • Maize is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, yet Spätzle is higher in Selenium, Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Spätzle's daily need coverage for Selenium is 42% more.
  • Maize has 7 times more Potassium than Spätzle. While Maize has 270mg of Potassium, Spätzle has only 38mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Maize is lower.

We used Corn, sweet, yellow, raw and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt types 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
Maize
4
:
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 22%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%

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
Maize
10
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
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% 4% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 12% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
18
Maize
6
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
19
Spätzle

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%
Maize
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
25%
Spätzle
Fats
6%
Maize
10%
Spätzle

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

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Maize Spätzle
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Maize Spätzle Opinion
Calories 86 138 Spätzle
Protein 3.27 4.54 Spätzle
Fats 1.35 2.07 Spätzle
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 25.16 Spätzle
Cholesterol 0 29 Maize
Vitamin D 0 Maize
Iron 0.52 0.6 Spätzle
Calcium 2 12 Spätzle
Potassium 270 38 Maize
Magnesium 37 21 Maize
Sugar 6.26 0.4 Spätzle
Fiber 2 1.2 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.098 Spätzle
Zinc 0.46 0.65 Spätzle
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 76 Maize
Sodium 15 165 Maize
Vitamin A 187 21 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 0.17 Spätzle
Vitamin D 0 Maize
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.03 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.02 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.4 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.263 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.046 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Spätzle
Vitamin K 0.3 0 Maize
Folate 42 7 Maize
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Maize
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.419 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.581 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.552 Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.023 0.043 Spätzle
Threonine 0.129 0.138 Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.129 0.19 Spätzle
Leucine 0.348 0.365 Spätzle
Lysine 0.137 0.137
Methionine 0.067 0.086 Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.24 Spätzle
Valine 0.185 0.22 Spätzle
Histidine 0.089 0.121 Spätzle
Fructose 1.94 0 Maize

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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/nutrients
  2. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.