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Spinach pasta vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Spinach pasta and Hominy

  • Hominy has less Vitamin B1, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Spinach pasta covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 51% more than Hominy.

Food varieties used in this article are Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased and Hominy, canned, white.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Iron +432.3%
Contains more Magnesium +293.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +322.9%
Contains more Potassium +2922.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +556.7%
Contains more Manganese +1015.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 124% 45% 64% 24% 4% 39% 66% 102% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains more Calcium +330%
Contains more Iron +432.3%
Contains more Magnesium +293.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +322.9%
Contains more Potassium +2922.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +556.7%
Contains more Manganese +1015.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Hominy
Contains more Vitamin A +24000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10384.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +346.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6200%
Contains more Folate +17600%
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 Choline Vitamin K 15% 0% 0% 0% 153% 92% 65% 42% 73% 133% 39% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +24000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10384.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +346.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6200%
Contains more Folate +17600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +660.8%
Contains more Fats +138.6%
Contains more Carbs +290.7%
Contains more Water +174.2%
Equal in Other - 0.85
11% 2% 56% 30%
Protein: 11.26 g
Fats: 2.1 g
Carbs: 55.72 g
Water: 30.1 g
Other: 0.82 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +660.8%
Contains more Fats +138.6%
Contains more Carbs +290.7%
Contains more Water +174.2%
Equal in Other - 0.85

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +17%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%
30% 41% 29%
Saturated Fat: 0.483 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.659 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.467 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +17%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Spinach pasta Hominy
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spinach pasta Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 55.72g 11.76g Spinach pasta
Protein 11.26g 1.48g Spinach pasta
Fats 2.1g 0.88g Spinach pasta
Carbs 55.72g 14.26g Spinach pasta
Calories 289kcal 72kcal Spinach pasta
Sugar 1.82g Spinach pasta
Fiber 2.5g Hominy
Calcium 43mg 10mg Spinach pasta
Iron 3.3mg 0.62mg Spinach pasta
Magnesium 63mg 16mg Spinach pasta
Phosphorus 148mg 35mg Spinach pasta
Potassium 272mg 9mg Spinach pasta
Sodium 27mg 345mg Spinach pasta
Zinc 1.4mg 1.05mg Spinach pasta
Copper 0.197mg 0.03mg Spinach pasta
Manganese 0.781mg 0.07mg Spinach pasta
Selenium 3µg Hominy
Vitamin A 241IU 1IU Spinach pasta
Vitamin A RAE 25µg 0µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin E 0.05mg Hominy
Vitamin B1 0.609mg 0.003mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B2 0.398mg 0.006mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B3 3.46mg 0.033mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B5 0.688mg 0.154mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B6 0.315mg 0.005mg Spinach pasta
Folate 177µg 1µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B12 0.31µg 0µg Spinach pasta
Choline 3.1mg Hominy
Vitamin K 0.2µg Hominy
Tryptophan 0.15mg 0.008mg Spinach pasta
Threonine 0.352mg 0.05mg Spinach pasta
Isoleucine 0.488mg 0.058mg Spinach pasta
Leucine 0.813mg 0.202mg Spinach pasta
Lysine 0.336mg 0.033mg Spinach pasta
Methionine 0.208mg 0.031mg Spinach pasta
Phenylalanine 0.56mg 0.076mg Spinach pasta
Valine 0.544mg 0.077mg Spinach pasta
Histidine 0.237mg 0.045mg Spinach pasta
Cholesterol 73mg 0mg Hominy
Saturated Fat 0.483g 0.123g Hominy
Monounsaturated Fat 0.659g 0.231g Spinach pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.467g 0.399g Spinach pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Spinach pasta Hominy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Spinach pasta
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Spinach pasta
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta contains less Sodium (difference - 318mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.36g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Spinach pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169729/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.