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Spaghetti vs Brown rice - 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 Calcium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Potassium +95.5%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +39.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.106
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains more Potassium +95.5%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +39.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.106

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 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +790%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +790%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +540.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +151%
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
2
Spaghetti
10
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
9
Spaghetti
14
Brown rice

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
16%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
31%
Spaghetti
26%
Brown rice
Fats
4%
Spaghetti
4%
Brown rice

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Spaghetti Brown rice
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 - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sugars (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brown rice
Brown rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brown rice
Brown rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Brown rice Opinion
Calories 158 123 Spaghetti
Protein 5.8 2.74 Spaghetti
Fats 0.93 0.97 Brown rice
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 30.86 25.58 Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.56 Brown rice
Calcium 7 3 Spaghetti
Potassium 44 86 Brown rice
Magnesium 18 39 Brown rice
Sugars 0.56 0.24 Spaghetti
Fiber 1.8 1.6 Spaghetti
Copper 0.1 0.106 Brown rice
Zinc 0.51 0.71 Brown rice
Starch 26.01 24.79 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 58 103 Brown rice
Sodium 1 4 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.06 0.17 Brown rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.178 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.069 Brown rice
Vitamin B3 0.4 2.561 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.112 0.38 Brown rice
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.123 Brown rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.2 Brown rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.176 0.26 Spaghetti
Monounsaturated Fat 0.131 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.326 0.366 Brown rice
Tryptophan 0.083 0.033 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.206 0.095 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.228 0.109 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.44 0.214 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.133 0.099 Spaghetti
Methionine 0.065 0.058 Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.133 Spaghetti
Valine 0.262 0.151 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.132 0.066 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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