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Spelt vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Spelt and Hummus different?

  • Spelt is higher than Hummus in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Spelt covers your daily need of Manganese 96% more than Hummus.
  • Spelt contains 12 times more Vitamin B3 than Hummus. Spelt contains 6.843mg of Vitamin B3, while Hummus contains 0.582mg.
  • Spelt is lower in Sodium.

Spelt, uncooked and Hummus, commercial types were used in this article.

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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
Spelt
6
:
2
Hummus
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +91.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +79.2%
Contains more Calcium +40.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.527
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 167% 98% 172% 35% 2% 90% 171%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Contains more Iron +82%
Contains more Magnesium +91.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +79.2%
Contains more Calcium +40.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.527

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
Spelt
7
:
3
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1075.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Folate +84.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 16% 0% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 34% 0% 10%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1075.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Folate +84.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Spelt Hummus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spelt Hummus Opinion
Net carbs 59.49g 8.29g Spelt
Protein 14.57g 7.9g Spelt
Fats 2.43g 9.6g Hummus
Carbs 70.19g 14.29g Spelt
Calories 338kcal 166kcal Spelt
Starch 53.92g g Spelt
Fructose 0.24g g Spelt
Sugar 6.82g g Hummus
Fiber 10.7g 6g Spelt
Calcium 27mg 38mg Hummus
Iron 4.44mg 2.44mg Spelt
Magnesium 136mg 71mg Spelt
Phosphorus 401mg 176mg Spelt
Potassium 388mg 228mg Spelt
Sodium 8mg 379mg Spelt
Zinc 3.28mg 1.83mg Spelt
Copper 0.511mg 0.527mg Hummus
Vitamin A 10IU 30IU Hummus
Vitamin E 0.79mg mg Spelt
Vitamin D IU 0IU Hummus
Vitamin D µg 0µg Hummus
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.364mg 0.18mg Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.064mg Spelt
Vitamin B3 6.843mg 0.582mg Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.068mg 0.132mg Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.2mg Spelt
Folate 45µg 83µg Hummus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.6µg µg Spelt
Tryptophan 0.132mg mg Spelt
Threonine 0.443mg mg Spelt
Isoleucine 0.552mg mg Spelt
Leucine 1.07mg mg Spelt
Lysine 0.409mg mg Spelt
Methionine 0.258mg mg Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.737mg mg Spelt
Valine 0.681mg mg Spelt
Histidine 0.36mg mg Spelt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.406g 1.437g Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445g 4.039g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258g 3.613g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Spelt Hummus
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Spelt
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
92
Spelt
66
Hummus

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 food.
Protein
87%
Spelt
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
14%
Hummus
Fats
11%
Spelt
44%
Hummus

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 371mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.031g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

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

  1. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/nutrients
  2. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.