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Penne vs Fettuccine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Penne and Fettuccine different?

  • Penne is higher than Fettuccine in Phosphorus, Zinc, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Penne covers your daily need of Phosphorus 13% more than Fettuccine.
  • Penne contains 11 times more Zinc than Fettuccine. Penne contains 1.1mg of Zinc, while Fettuccine contains 0.1mg.
  • Fettuccine is lower in Saturated Fat.

KASHI Three Cheese Penne, frozen, unprepared and KASHI, STEAM MEAL, Chicken Fettuccine, Frozen Entree types were used 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
Contains more Calcium +217.9%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +372%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Contains more Potassium +37.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 30% 22% 51% 11% 33% 30% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 5% 11% 15% 22% 3% 0%
Contains more Calcium +217.9%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +372%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Contains more Potassium +37.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.1%

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
Penne
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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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 10% 0% 0% 23% 17% 34% 0% 12% 5% 0% 0%

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.
Penne Fettuccine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Penne Fettuccine Opinion
Net carbs 14.1g 12g Penne
Protein 5.7g 6.2g Fettuccine
Fats 4g 2.7g Penne
Carbs 16.8g 14g Penne
Calories 126kcal 99kcal Penne
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.9g 1.3g Fettuccine
Fiber 2.7g 2g Penne
Calcium 89mg 28mg Penne
Iron 0.8mg 0.6mg Penne
Magnesium 30mg 6mg Penne
Phosphorus 118mg 25mg Penne
Potassium 122mg 168mg Fettuccine
Sodium 248mg 166mg Fettuccine
Zinc 1.1mg 0.1mg Penne
Copper mg mg
Vitamin A 0IU IU Penne
Vitamin E mg 0.45mg Fettuccine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg mg Penne
Vitamin B1 mg 0.09mg Fettuccine
Vitamin B2 mg 0.07mg Fettuccine
Vitamin B3 mg 1.8mg Fettuccine
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.05mg Fettuccine
Folate µg 6µg Fettuccine
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Fettuccine
Vitamin K µg µg
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 12mg 14mg Penne
Trans Fat 0.2g 0g Fettuccine
Saturated Fat 2.3g 0.9g Fettuccine
Monounsaturated Fat 1g 0.9g Penne
Polyunsaturated fat 0.4g 0.4g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Penne Fettuccine
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
0
Penne
8
Fettuccine
Mineral Summary Score
25
Penne
11
Fettuccine

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
34%
Penne
37%
Fettuccine
Carbohydrates
17%
Penne
14%
Fettuccine
Fats
18%
Penne
12%
Fettuccine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Penne
Penne is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Penne
Penne is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Penne
Penne is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Penne
Penne is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fettuccine
Fettuccine is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fettuccine
Fettuccine contains less Sodium (difference - 82mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fettuccine
Fettuccine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fettuccine
Fettuccine is relatively richer in vitamins
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