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Spelt vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Spelt and Spätzle

  • Spelt is richer in Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Zinc, while Spätzle is higher in Selenium.
  • Spelt covers your daily Manganese needs 116% more than Spätzle.
  • Spelt has 17 times more Vitamin B3 than Spätzle. Spelt has 6.843mg of Vitamin B3, while Spätzle has 0.4mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spelt, uncooked and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt.

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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
8
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Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +547.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +427.6%
Contains more Potassium +921.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +404.6%
Contains more Copper +421.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 167% 98% 172% 35% 2% 90% 171%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 22% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +547.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +427.6%
Contains more Potassium +921.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +404.6%
Contains more Copper +421.4%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin E +364.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1610.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +542.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 4% 0% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +364.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1610.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +542.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Spätzle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spelt Spätzle Opinion
Net carbs 59.49g 23.96g Spelt
Protein 14.57g 4.54g Spelt
Fats 2.43g 2.07g Spelt
Carbs 70.19g 25.16g Spelt
Calories 338kcal 138kcal Spelt
Starch 53.92g g Spelt
Fructose 0.24g 0g Spelt
Sugar 6.82g 0.4g Spätzle
Fiber 10.7g 1.2g Spelt
Calcium 27mg 12mg Spelt
Iron 4.44mg 0.6mg Spelt
Magnesium 136mg 21mg Spelt
Phosphorus 401mg 76mg Spelt
Potassium 388mg 38mg Spelt
Sodium 8mg 165mg Spelt
Zinc 3.28mg 0.65mg Spelt
Copper 0.511mg 0.098mg Spelt
Vitamin A 10IU 21IU Spätzle
Vitamin E 0.79mg 0.17mg Spelt
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.364mg 0.03mg Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.02mg Spelt
Vitamin B3 6.843mg 0.4mg Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.068mg 0.263mg Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.046mg Spelt
Folate 45µg 7µg Spelt
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Spätzle
Vitamin K 3.6µg 0µg Spelt
Tryptophan 0.132mg 0.043mg Spelt
Threonine 0.443mg 0.138mg Spelt
Isoleucine 0.552mg 0.19mg Spelt
Leucine 1.07mg 0.365mg Spelt
Lysine 0.409mg 0.137mg Spelt
Methionine 0.258mg 0.086mg Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.737mg 0.24mg Spelt
Valine 0.681mg 0.22mg Spelt
Histidine 0.36mg 0.121mg Spelt
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Spelt
Trans Fat g 0.029g Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.406g 0.419g Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445g 0.581g Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258g 0.552g Spelt

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Spelt Spätzle
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
6
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
92
Spelt
19
Spätzle

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
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
25%
Spätzle
Fats
11%
Spelt
10%
Spätzle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.42g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 63)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 157mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.