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Spaghetti vs Porridge - 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 Potassium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains more Zinc +292.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +286.7%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Iron +648%
Contains more Calcium +1142.9%
Contains more Potassium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Copper +150%
Contains more Zinc +292.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +286.7%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Iron +648%
Contains more Calcium +1142.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
2
Spaghetti
3
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
9
Spaghetti
13
Porridge

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
35%
Spaghetti
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
31%
Spaghetti
11%
Porridge
Fats
4%
Spaghetti
1%
Porridge

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Spaghetti Porridge
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 Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sugars (difference - 0.53g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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 Spaghetti Porridge Opinion
Calories 158 50 Spaghetti
Protein 5.8 1.44 Spaghetti
Fats 0.93 0.21 Spaghetti
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 30.86 10.52 Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 3.74 Porridge
Calcium 7 87 Porridge
Potassium 44 16 Spaghetti
Magnesium 18 5 Spaghetti
Sugars 0.56 0.03 Spaghetti
Fiber 1.8 0.5 Spaghetti
Copper 0.1 0.04 Spaghetti
Zinc 0.51 0.13 Spaghetti
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 58 15 Spaghetti
Sodium 1 6 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.06 0.02 Spaghetti
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.055 Porridge
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.025 Porridge
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.52 Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.112 0.071 Spaghetti
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.013 Spaghetti
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Porridge
Folic acid (B9) 0 8 Porridge
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.176 0.033 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.131 0.028 Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.326 0.114 Spaghetti
Tryptophan 0.083 0.02 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.206 0.045 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.228 0.063 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.44 0.11 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.133 0.037 Spaghetti
Methionine 0.065 0.027 Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.078 Spaghetti
Valine 0.262 0.07 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.132 0.033 Spaghetti
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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