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Oatmeal vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Contains more Iron +1092%
Contains more Calcium +1042.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.6%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Iron +1092%
Contains more Calcium +1042.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.6%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -98%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +975%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +656.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +491.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +975%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +656.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +491.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Oatmeal
2
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
25
Oatmeal
9
Spaghetti

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 the food
Protein
14%
Oatmeal
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
12%
Oatmeal
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
6%
Oatmeal
4%
Spaghetti

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Oatmeal Spaghetti
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Oatmeal Spaghetti
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 contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Oatmeal Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 68 158 Spaghetti
Protein 2.37 5.8 Spaghetti
Fats 1.36 0.93 Oatmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 11.67 30.86 Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.96 0.5 Oatmeal
Calcium 80 7 Oatmeal
Potassium 61 44 Oatmeal
Magnesium 26 18 Oatmeal
Sugars 0.46 0.56 Spaghetti
Fiber 1.7 1.8 Spaghetti
Copper 0.066 0.1 Spaghetti
Zinc 0.62 0.51 Oatmeal
Starch 10.37 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 77 58 Oatmeal
Sodium 49 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 433 0 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.07 0.06 Oatmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.26 0.02 Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.215 0.02 Oatmeal
Vitamin B3 3.025 0.4 Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.317 0.112 Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.29 0.049 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Oatmeal
Folic acid (B9) 39 0 Oatmeal
Trans Fat 0.003 0 Spaghetti
Saturated Fat 0.226 0.176 Spaghetti
Monounsaturated Fat 0.391 0.131 Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.426 0.326 Oatmeal
Tryptophan 0.04 0.083 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.083 0.206 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.105 0.228 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.2 0.44 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.135 0.133 Oatmeal
Methionine 0.04 0.065 Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.297 Spaghetti
Valine 0.151 0.262 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.057 0.132 Spaghetti
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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