Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Rye vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

The main differences between Rye and Wheat gluten

  • Rye has more Fiber, Copper, and Magnesium, however Wheat gluten has more Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Rye is 58% higher.
  • Wheat gluten has 4 times less Magnesium than Rye. Rye has 110mg of Magnesium, while Wheat gluten has 25mg.

Food types used in this article are Rye grain and Vital wheat gluten.

Infographic

Rye vs Wheat gluten infographic
Copy infographic link

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 +410%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +211.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Iron +97.7%
Contains more Calcium +491.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 99% 8% 45% 79% 123% 73% 143% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains more Potassium +410%
Contains more Magnesium +340%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +211.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Iron +97.7%
Contains more Calcium +491.7%

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
Rye
9
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 1% 17% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 0% 15% 29%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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
36
Rye
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
71
Rye
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
62%
Rye
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
76%
Rye
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
8%
Rye
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.
Rye Wheat gluten
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rye Wheat gluten
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.98g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.075g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rye
Rye is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Rye Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 338 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 10.34 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.63 1.85 Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 75.86 13.79 Rye
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.63 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 24 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 510 100 Rye
Magnesium 110 25 Rye
Sugar 0.98 0 Wheat gluten
Fiber 15.1 0.6 Rye
Copper 0.367 0.182 Rye
Zinc 2.65 0.85 Rye
Starch
Phosphorus 332 260 Rye
Sodium 2 29 Rye
Vitamin A 11 0 Rye
Vitamin E 0.85 0 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.316 0 Rye
Vitamin B2 0.251 0 Rye
Vitamin B3 4.27 0 Rye
Vitamin B5 1.456 0 Rye
Vitamin B6 0.294 0 Rye
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.9 0 Rye
Folate 38 0 Rye
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.197 0.272 Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.208 0.156 Rye
Polyunsaturated fat 0.767 0.81 Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.108 Rye
Threonine 0.289 Rye
Isoleucine 0.208 Rye
Leucine 0.563 Rye
Lysine 0.286 Rye
Methionine 0.153 Rye
Phenylalanine 0.435 Rye
Valine 0.317 Rye
Histidine 0.189 Rye
Fructose 0.11 Rye

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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.