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Oat vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Oat and Wheat gluten

  • Oat has more Copper, Fiber, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, and Potassium, however Wheat gluten is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Oat covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 64% more than Wheat gluten.
  • Wheat gluten has 18 times less Fiber than Oat. Oat has 10.6g of Fiber, while Wheat gluten has 0.6g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Oats 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 +329%
Contains more Magnesium +608%
Contains more Copper +244%
Contains more Zinc +367.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains more Calcium +163%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 177% 17% 38% 127% 209% 109% 225% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains more Potassium +329%
Contains more Magnesium +608%
Contains more Copper +244%
Contains more Zinc +367.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains more Calcium +163%

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
Oat
6
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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% 0% 0% 0% 191% 33% 19% 81% 28% 0% 0% 43%
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 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
33
Oat
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
112
Oat
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
101%
Oat
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
66%
Oat
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
32%
Oat
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.
Oat Wheat gluten
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Oat Wheat gluten
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 Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.945g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oat
Oat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oat
Oat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oat
Oat 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 Oat Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 389 370 Oat
Protein 16.89 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 6.9 1.85 Oat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 66.27 13.79 Oat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.72 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 54 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 429 100 Oat
Magnesium 177 25 Oat
Sugar 0 Oat
Fiber 10.6 0.6 Oat
Copper 0.626 0.182 Oat
Zinc 3.97 0.85 Oat
Starch
Phosphorus 523 260 Oat
Sodium 2 29 Oat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.763 0 Oat
Vitamin B2 0.139 0 Oat
Vitamin B3 0.961 0 Oat
Vitamin B5 1.349 0 Oat
Vitamin B6 0.119 0 Oat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wheat gluten
Folate 56 0 Oat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.217 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 2.178 0.156 Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.535 0.81 Oat
Tryptophan 0.234 Oat
Threonine 0.575 Oat
Isoleucine 0.694 Oat
Leucine 1.284 Oat
Lysine 0.701 Oat
Methionine 0.312 Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895 Oat
Valine 0.937 Oat
Histidine 0.405 Oat
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. Oat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169705/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.