Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Spätzle vs Taco - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Important differences between Spätzle and Taco

  • Spätzle has more Selenium, however Taco is richer in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Fiber, Zinc, Vitamin B3 and Calcium.
  • Taco's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 35% more.
  • Spätzle contains 3 times more Selenium than Taco. Spätzle contains 23.9µg of Selenium, while Taco contains 9.2µg.
  • Spätzle contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt and Fast foods, taco with beef, cheese and lettuce, hard shell.

Infographic

Spätzle vs Taco 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
:
6
Taco
Contains more Copper +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -58.4%
Contains more Iron +98.3%
Contains more Calcium +641.7%
Contains more Potassium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +169.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 27% 19% 23% 26% 48% 77% 52%
Contains more Copper +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -58.4%
Contains more Iron +98.3%
Contains more Calcium +641.7%
Contains more Potassium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +169.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.2%

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
:
11
Taco
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +523.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 4% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 12% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 8% 12% 3% 13% 14% 31% 0% 21% 117% 39% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +523.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +171.4%

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
6
Spätzle
23
Taco
Mineral Summary Score
19
Spätzle
39
Taco

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
53%
Taco
Carbohydrates
25%
Spätzle
20%
Taco
Fats
10%
Spätzle
59%
Taco

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Spätzle Taco
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 richer in minerals?
Taco
Taco is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taco
Taco is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taco
Taco is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Spätzle
Spätzle contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spätzle
Spätzle contains less Sodium (difference - 232mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.965g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 Taco Opinion
Calories 138 226 Taco
Protein 4.54 8.86 Taco
Fats 2.07 12.7 Taco
Vitamin C 0 0.4 Taco
Carbs 25.16 19.85 Spätzle
Cholesterol 29 28 Taco
Vitamin D 4 Taco
Iron 0.6 1.19 Taco
Calcium 12 89 Taco
Potassium 38 209 Taco
Magnesium 21 32 Taco
Sugars 0.4 0.9 Spätzle
Fiber 1.2 3.9 Taco
Copper 0.098 0.077 Spätzle
Zinc 0.65 1.75 Taco
Starch 14.78 Taco
Phosphorus 76 178 Taco
Sodium 165 397 Spätzle
Vitamin A 21 131 Taco
Vitamin E 0.17 0.6 Taco
Vitamin D 0.1 Taco
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.05 Taco
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.06 Taco
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.65 Taco
Vitamin B5 0.263 Spätzle
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.09 Taco
Vitamin B12 0.09 0.93 Taco
Vitamin K 0 15.3 Taco
Folate 7 19 Taco
Trans Fat 0.029 0.467 Spätzle
Saturated Fat 0.419 4.384 Spätzle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 4.411 Taco
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 3.042 Taco
Tryptophan 0.043 Spätzle
Threonine 0.138 Spätzle
Isoleucine 0.19 Spätzle
Leucine 0.365 Spätzle
Lysine 0.137 Spätzle
Methionine 0.086 Spätzle
Phenylalanine 0.24 Spätzle
Valine 0.22 Spätzle
Histidine 0.121 Spätzle
Fructose 0 0.3 Taco

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/nutrients
  2. Taco - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170689/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.