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Spätzle vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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4
Maize
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%

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
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Maize
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
3
Spätzle
13
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
13
Spätzle
13
Maize

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 the food
Protein
27%
Spätzle
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
25%
Spätzle
19%
Maize
Fats
10%
Spätzle
6%
Maize

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Spätzle Maize
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Spätzle Maize
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Spätzle
Spätzle contains less Sugars (difference - 5.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Spätzle Maize Opinion
Calories 138 86 Spätzle
Protein 4.54 3.27 Spätzle
Fats 2.07 1.35 Spätzle
Vitamin C 0 6.8 Maize
Carbs 25.16 18.7 Spätzle
Cholesterol 29 0 Maize
Vitamin D 0 Maize
Iron 0.6 0.52 Spätzle
Calcium 12 2 Spätzle
Potassium 38 270 Maize
Magnesium 21 37 Maize
Sugars 0.4 6.26 Maize
Fiber 1.2 2 Maize
Copper 0.098 0.054 Spätzle
Zinc 0.65 0.46 Spätzle
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 76 89 Maize
Sodium 165 15 Maize
Vitamin A 21 187 Maize
Vitamin E 0.17 0.07 Spätzle
Vitamin D 0 Maize
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.155 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.055 Maize
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.77 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.717 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.093 Maize
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Spätzle
Vitamin K 0 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.029 0 Maize
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.325 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.432 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.487 Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.023 Spätzle
Threonine 0.138 0.129 Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.19 0.129 Spätzle
Leucine 0.365 0.348 Spätzle
Lysine 0.137 0.137
Methionine 0.086 0.067 Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.15 Spätzle
Valine 0.22 0.185 Spätzle
Histidine 0.121 0.089 Spätzle
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.