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Sesame vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sesame and Khorasan wheat

  • Sesame has more Copper, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, while Khorasan wheat has more Selenium.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 397% higher.
  • Khorasan wheat contains 44 times less Calcium than Sesame. Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, while Khorasan wheat contains 22mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Khorasan wheat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried 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 Calcium +4331.8%
Contains more Iron +285.9%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +110.6%
Contains more Copper +706.7%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Contains more Calcium +4331.8%
Contains more Iron +285.9%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Zinc +110.6%
Contains more Copper +706.7%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%

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
Sesame
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +144%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1798%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +144%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1798%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Khorasan wheat Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 59.48g Khorasan wheat
Protein 17.73g 14.54g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 2.13g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 70.58g Khorasan wheat
Calories 573kcal 337kcal Sesame
Starch g 52.41g Khorasan wheat
Fructose g 0.11g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 0.3g 7.84g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 11.1g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 22mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 3.77mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 130mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 364mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 403mg Sesame
Sodium 11mg 5mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 7.75mg 3.68mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.506mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 10IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.61mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0IU IU Sesame
Vitamin D 0µg µg Sesame
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.566mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.184mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 6.375mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.949mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.259mg Sesame
Folate 97µg µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Sesame
Vitamin K 0µg 1.8µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.13mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.442mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.566mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg 1.112mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 0.416mg Sesame
Methionine 0.586mg 0.251mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.772mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg 0.687mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg 0.379mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0.005g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 0.196g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.213g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.621g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame Khorasan wheat
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
50
Sesame
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
229%
Sesame
10%
Khorasan wheat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.761g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.