Spaghetti vs Rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Spaghetti and Rice?
- Spaghetti is richer in Selenium, and Fiber, yet Rice is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B3, Manganese, and Vitamin B5.
- Spaghetti's daily need coverage for Selenium is 34% higher.
- Spaghetti has 5 times more Fiber than Rice. Spaghetti has 1.8g of Fiber, while Rice has 0.4g.
We used Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without added salt and Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked types in this comparison.
Comparison summary table
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sodium||Equal|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|