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Spätzle vs Spaghetti - 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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Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.1
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains more Potassium +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.1

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.049
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.049

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
2
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
13
Spätzle
9
Spaghetti

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
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
25%
Spätzle
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
10%
Spätzle
4%
Spaghetti

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 Spaghetti
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Spätzle Spaghetti
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 - 0.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spätzle
Spätzle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 164mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.243g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 138 158 Spaghetti
Protein 4.54 5.8 Spaghetti
Fats 2.07 0.93 Spätzle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.16 30.86 Spaghetti
Cholesterol 29 0 Spaghetti
Vitamin D 0 Spaghetti
Iron 0.6 0.5 Spätzle
Calcium 12 7 Spätzle
Potassium 38 44 Spaghetti
Magnesium 21 18 Spätzle
Sugars 0.4 0.56 Spaghetti
Fiber 1.2 1.8 Spaghetti
Copper 0.098 0.1 Spaghetti
Zinc 0.65 0.51 Spätzle
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 76 58 Spätzle
Sodium 165 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 21 0 Spätzle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.06 Spätzle
Vitamin D 0 Spaghetti
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.02 Spätzle
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.02
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.4
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.112 Spätzle
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.049 Spaghetti
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Spätzle
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.029 0 Spaghetti
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.176 Spaghetti
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.131 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.326 Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.083 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.138 0.206 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.19 0.228 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.365 0.44 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.137 0.133 Spätzle
Methionine 0.086 0.065 Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.297 Spaghetti
Valine 0.22 0.262 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.121 0.132 Spaghetti
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
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