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Pasta vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pasta and Khorasan wheat

  • Pasta has less Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Khorasan wheat's daily need coverage for Manganese is 109% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked.

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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 Iron +230.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +1579.2%
Contains more Magnesium +622.2%
Contains more Copper +444.1%
Contains more Zinc +557.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +477.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 2% 3% 13% 31% 16% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Contains more Iron +230.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +1579.2%
Contains more Magnesium +622.2%
Contains more Copper +444.1%
Contains more Zinc +557.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +477.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
Pasta
3
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Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.8%
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% 53% 35% 19% 11% 8% 18% 0% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.8%

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
Pasta
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
17
Pasta
88
Khorasan wheat

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
31%
Pasta
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
25%
Pasta
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
5%
Pasta
10%
Khorasan wheat

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.
Pasta Khorasan wheat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

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Pasta Khorasan wheat
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?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pasta Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 131 337 Khorasan wheat
Protein 5.15 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 1.05 2.13 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 24.93 70.58 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 33 0 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D
Iron 1.14 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 6 22 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 24 403 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 18 130 Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84 Pasta
Fiber 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.093 0.506 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 0.56 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 63 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 6 5 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 20 10 Pasta
Vitamin E 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.209 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.184 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 0.992 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.183 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.034 0.259 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0.14 Pasta
Vitamin K 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folate 64 Pasta
Trans Fat 0.005 Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.15 0.196 Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.124 0.213 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.429 0.621 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.065 0.13 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.134 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.197 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.348 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.097 0.416 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.079 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.247 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.217 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.103 0.379 Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11 Khorasan wheat

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. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/nutrients
  2. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.