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Flax vs Papadum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Flax and Papadum

  • Flax is richer in Vitamin B1, Manganese, Phosphorus, Fiber, Selenium, Magnesium, and Copper, while Papadum is higher in Folate, and Iron.
  • Flax covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 114% more than Papadum.
  • Flax has 3 times more Selenium than Papadum. Flax has 25.4µg of Selenium, while Papadum has 8.3µg.
  • Flax is lower in Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seeds, flaxseed and Papad.

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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
Flax
6
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Contains more Calcium +78.3%
Contains more Magnesium +44.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Zinc +27.6%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains more Iron +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 77% 215% 280% 276% 72% 4% 119% 407%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 293% 194% 166% 89% 228% 93% 333%
Contains more Calcium +78.3%
Contains more Magnesium +44.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.8%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Zinc +27.6%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains more Iron +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +23%

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
Flax
7
:
Contains more Vitamin E +520%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66%
Contains more Vitamin K +975%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.2%
Contains more Folate +151.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.917
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 2% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 66% 0% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 1% 0% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 165% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +520%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +493.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66%
Contains more Vitamin K +975%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.2%
Contains more Folate +151.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.917

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.
Flax Papadum
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flax Papadum Opinion
Net carbs 1.58g 41.27g Papadum
Protein 18.29g 25.56g Papadum
Fats 42.16g 3.25g Flax
Carbs 28.88g 59.87g Papadum
Calories 534kcal 371kcal Flax
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Flax
Sugar 1.55g 0g Papadum
Fiber 27.3g 18.6g Flax
Calcium 255mg 143mg Flax
Iron 5.73mg 7.8mg Papadum
Magnesium 392mg 271mg Flax
Phosphorus 642mg 385mg Flax
Potassium 813mg 1000mg Papadum
Sodium 30mg 1745mg Flax
Zinc 4.34mg 3.4mg Flax
Copper 1.22mg 0.998mg Flax
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Papadum
Vitamin E 0.31mg 0.05mg Flax
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Flax
Vitamin B1 1.644mg 0.277mg Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.258mg Papadum
Vitamin B3 3.08mg 1.472mg Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985mg 0.917mg Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473mg 0.285mg Flax
Folate 87µg 219µg Papadum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg 0.4µg Flax
Tryptophan 0.297mg 0.266mg Flax
Threonine 0.766mg 0.886mg Papadum
Isoleucine 0.896mg 1.303mg Papadum
Leucine 1.235mg 2.115mg Papadum
Lysine 0.862mg 1.695mg Papadum
Methionine 0.37mg 0.372mg Papadum
Phenylalanine 0.957mg 1.491mg Papadum
Valine 1.072mg 1.434mg Papadum
Histidine 0.472mg 0.715mg Papadum
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Flax
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.663g 1.084g Papadum
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527g 0.532g Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73g 1.148g Flax

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flax Papadum
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
63
Flax
37
Papadum
Mineral Summary Score
181
Flax
179
Papadum

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
110%
Flax
153%
Papadum
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
60%
Papadum
Fats
195%
Flax
15%
Papadum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.579g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is cheaper?
Papadum
Papadum is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 1715mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/nutrients
  2. Papadum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168106/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.