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Tagliatelle vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Tagliatelle and Pasta?

  • Tagliatelle is richer than Pasta in Vitamin B1, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Manganese and Vitamin B12.
  • Tagliatelle's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 41% more.
  • Tagliatelle has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Pasta. While Tagliatelle has 3.35mg of Vitamin B3, Pasta has only 0.992mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Pasta is lower.

We used Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, as purchased and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked types 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
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Pasta
Contains more Iron +193.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +645.8%
Contains more Magnesium +155.6%
Contains more Copper +145.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.7%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 126% 5% 16% 33% 76% 34% 70% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 2% 3% 13% 31% 16% 27% 1%
Contains more Iron +193.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +645.8%
Contains more Magnesium +155.6%
Contains more Copper +145.2%
Contains more Zinc +117.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.7%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%

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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Pasta
Contains more Vitamin A +135%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.4%
Contains more Folate +175%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 177% 102% 63% 33% 22% 39% 0% 132%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 53% 35% 19% 11% 8% 18% 0% 48%
Contains more Vitamin A +135%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.4%
Contains more Folate +175%

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
47
Tagliatelle
16
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
45
Tagliatelle
17
Pasta

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
68%
Tagliatelle
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
55%
Tagliatelle
25%
Pasta
Fats
11%
Tagliatelle
5%
Pasta

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.
Tagliatelle Pasta
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tagliatelle Pasta
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?
Tagliatelle
Tagliatelle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tagliatelle
Tagliatelle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tagliatelle
Tagliatelle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.178g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pasta
Pasta is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Tagliatelle Pasta Opinion
Calories 288 131 Tagliatelle
Protein 11.31 5.15 Tagliatelle
Fats 2.3 1.05 Tagliatelle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 54.73 24.93 Tagliatelle
Cholesterol 73 33 Pasta
Vitamin D
Iron 3.35 1.14 Tagliatelle
Calcium 15 6 Tagliatelle
Potassium 179 24 Tagliatelle
Magnesium 46 18 Tagliatelle
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 0.228 0.093 Tagliatelle
Zinc 1.22 0.56 Tagliatelle
Starch
Phosphorus 163 63 Tagliatelle
Sodium 26 6 Pasta
Vitamin A 47 20 Tagliatelle
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.705 0.209 Tagliatelle
Vitamin B2 0.439 0.15 Tagliatelle
Vitamin B3 3.35 0.992 Tagliatelle
Vitamin B5 0.535 0.183 Tagliatelle
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.034 Tagliatelle
Vitamin B12 0.31 0.14 Tagliatelle
Vitamin K
Folate 176 64 Tagliatelle
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.328 0.15 Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.271 0.124 Tagliatelle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.942 0.429 Tagliatelle
Tryptophan 0.143 0.065 Tagliatelle
Threonine 0.295 0.134 Tagliatelle
Isoleucine 0.431 0.197 Tagliatelle
Leucine 0.763 0.348 Tagliatelle
Lysine 0.214 0.097 Tagliatelle
Methionine 0.174 0.079 Tagliatelle
Phenylalanine 0.542 0.247 Tagliatelle
Valine 0.476 0.217 Tagliatelle
Histidine 0.226 0.103 Tagliatelle
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References

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

  1. Tagliatelle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169727/nutrients
  2. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/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.