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Ravioli vs. Penne — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Ravioli and Penne

  • Penne is higher than Ravioli in Phosphorus, Zinc, Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Ravioli contains 2 times more Sugar than Penne. While Ravioli contains 3.72g of Sugar, Penne contains only 1.9g.

Food varieties used in this article are Ravioli, cheese-filled, canned and KASHI Three Cheese Penne, frozen, unprepared.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Penne
Contains more Potassium +90.2%
Contains more Calcium +169.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +136%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Zinc +205.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 28% 11% 22% 21% 40% 10% 48% 23% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 30% 22% 51% 11% 33% 30% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Potassium +90.2%
Contains more Calcium +169.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +136%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Zinc +205.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.8

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Ravioli
11
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0
Penne
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 17% 0% 0% 19% 19% 20% 17% 24% 15% 4% 6% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Penne
Contains more Water +11.8%
Contains more Other +38.2%
Contains more Protein +129.8%
Contains more Fats +175.9%
Contains more Carbs +23.2%
2% 14% 81%
Protein: 2.48 g
Fats: 1.45 g
Carbs: 13.64 g
Water: 80.91 g
Other: 1.52 g
6% 4% 17% 72%
Protein: 5.7 g
Fats: 4 g
Carbs: 16.8 g
Water: 72.4 g
Other: 1.1 g
Contains more Water +11.8%
Contains more Other +38.2%
Contains more Protein +129.8%
Contains more Fats +175.9%
Contains more Carbs +23.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Penne
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +139.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +119.8%
55% 32% 14%
Saturated Fat: 0.723 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.418 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.182 g
62% 27% 11%
Saturated Fat: 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +139.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +119.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ravioli Penne
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ravioli Penne Opinion
Net carbs 12.34g 14.1g Penne
Protein 2.48g 5.7g Penne
Fats 1.45g 4g Penne
Carbs 13.64g 16.8g Penne
Calories 77kcal 126kcal Penne
Sugar 3.72g 1.9g Penne
Fiber 1.3g 2.7g Penne
Calcium 33mg 89mg Penne
Iron 0.74mg 0.8mg Penne
Magnesium 15mg 30mg Penne
Phosphorus 50mg 118mg Penne
Potassium 232mg 122mg Ravioli
Sodium 306mg 248mg Penne
Zinc 0.36mg 1.1mg Penne
Copper 0.142mg Ravioli
Manganese 0.176mg Ravioli
Selenium 3.5µg Ravioli
Vitamin A 207IU 0IU Ravioli
Vitamin A RAE 10µg Ravioli
Vitamin E 0.85mg Ravioli
Vitamin B1 0.074mg Ravioli
Vitamin B2 0.08mg Ravioli
Vitamin B3 1.06mg Ravioli
Vitamin B5 0.272mg Ravioli
Vitamin B6 0.102mg Ravioli
Folate 20µg Ravioli
Vitamin B12 0.03µg Ravioli
Choline 9.5mg Ravioli
Vitamin K 2.3µg Ravioli
Cholesterol 3mg 12mg Ravioli
Trans Fat 0.2g Ravioli
Saturated Fat 0.723g 2.3g Ravioli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.418g 1g Penne
Polyunsaturated fat 0.182g 0.4g Penne

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ravioli Penne
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Ravioli
0%
Penne
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Ravioli
20%
Penne

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ravioli
Ravioli is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ravioli
Ravioli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.577g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ravioli
Ravioli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ravioli
Ravioli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Penne
Penne is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Penne
Penne contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Penne
Penne is cheaper (difference - $3)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ravioli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173328/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.