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Spelt vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Spelt and Spaghetti

  • Spelt is higher in Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Zinc, however Spaghetti is richer in Selenium.
  • Spelt's daily need coverage for Manganese is 116% higher.
  • Spelt has 18 times more Vitamin B1 than Spaghetti. While Spelt has 0.364mg of Vitamin B1, Spaghetti has only 0.02mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spelt, uncooked and Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without 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
7
:
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Potassium +781.8%
Contains more Magnesium +655.6%
Contains more Copper +411%
Contains more Zinc +543.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +591.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 167% 9% 35% 98% 171% 90% 172% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 3% 4% 13% 34% 14% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Potassium +781.8%
Contains more Magnesium +655.6%
Contains more Copper +411%
Contains more Zinc +543.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +591.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1610.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +853.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +369.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +542.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 16% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 0% 10% 34%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +465%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1610.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +853.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +369.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +542.9%

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
3
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
92
Spelt
14
Spaghetti

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
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
11%
Spelt
4%
Spaghetti

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

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Spelt Spaghetti
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 is richer in minerals?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spelt Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 338 158 Spelt
Protein 14.57 5.8 Spelt
Fats 2.43 0.93 Spelt
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 70.19 30.86 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Spaghetti
Iron 4.44 0.5 Spelt
Calcium 27 7 Spelt
Potassium 388 44 Spelt
Magnesium 136 18 Spelt
Sugar 6.82 0.56 Spaghetti
Fiber 10.7 1.8 Spelt
Copper 0.511 0.1 Spelt
Zinc 3.28 0.51 Spelt
Starch 53.92 26.01 Spelt
Phosphorus 401 58 Spelt
Sodium 8 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 10 0 Spelt
Vitamin E 0.79 0.06 Spelt
Vitamin D 0 Spaghetti
Vitamin B1 0.364 0.02 Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.113 0.02 Spelt
Vitamin B3 6.843 0.4 Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.068 0.112 Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.049 Spelt
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 0 Spelt
Folate 45 7 Spelt
Trans Fat 0 Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.406 0.176 Spaghetti
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445 0.131 Spelt
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258 0.326 Spelt
Tryptophan 0.132 0.083 Spelt
Threonine 0.443 0.206 Spelt
Isoleucine 0.552 0.228 Spelt
Leucine 1.07 0.44 Spelt
Lysine 0.409 0.133 Spelt
Methionine 0.258 0.065 Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.737 0.297 Spelt
Valine 0.681 0.262 Spelt
Histidine 0.36 0.132 Spelt
Fructose 0.24 0.03 Spelt

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. Spaghetti - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168928/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.