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Triticale vs. Rye — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Triticale and Rye

  • Triticale has more Manganese, Copper, Folate, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, while Rye has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Triticale's daily need coverage for Manganese is 28% higher.
  • Rye contains 2 times less Folate than Triticale. Triticale contains 73µg of Folate, while Rye contains 38µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Triticale and Rye grain.

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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.
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Rye
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Manganese +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 2.63
Equal in Phosphorus - 332
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 97% 93% 154% 30% 1% 95% 153% 419% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 99% 79% 143% 45% 1% 73% 123% 337% 76%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains more Manganese +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 2.63
Equal in Phosphorus - 332

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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Rye
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.85
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 19% 0% 0% 105% 31% 27% 80% 32% 55% 0% 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% 17% 0% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 29% 0% 17% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.85

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Rye
Contains more Protein +26.2%
Contains more Fats +28.2%
Contains more Other +41.4%
Equal in Carbs - 75.86
Equal in Water - 10.6
13% 2% 72% 11% 2%
Protein: 13.05 g
Fats: 2.09 g
Carbs: 72.13 g
Water: 10.51 g
Other: 2.22 g
10% 76% 11%
Protein: 10.34 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 75.86 g
Water: 10.6 g
Other: 1.57 g
Contains more Protein +26.2%
Contains more Fats +28.2%
Contains more Other +41.4%
Equal in Carbs - 75.86
Equal in Water - 10.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Rye
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +19%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.208
25% 14% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.366 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.211 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.913 g
17% 18% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.208 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.767 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +19%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.208

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Triticale Rye Opinion
Net carbs 72.13g 60.76g Triticale
Protein 13.05g 10.34g Triticale
Fats 2.09g 1.63g Triticale
Carbs 72.13g 75.86g Rye
Calories 336kcal 338kcal Rye
Fructose 0.11g Rye
Sugar 0.98g Triticale
Fiber 15.1g Rye
Calcium 37mg 24mg Triticale
Iron 2.57mg 2.63mg Rye
Magnesium 130mg 110mg Triticale
Phosphorus 358mg 332mg Triticale
Potassium 332mg 510mg Rye
Sodium 5mg 2mg Rye
Zinc 3.45mg 2.65mg Triticale
Copper 0.457mg 0.367mg Triticale
Manganese 3.21mg 2.577mg Triticale
Selenium 13.9µg Rye
Vitamin A 0IU 11IU Rye
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Rye
Vitamin E 0.9mg 0.85mg Triticale
Vitamin B1 0.416mg 0.316mg Triticale
Vitamin B2 0.134mg 0.251mg Rye
Vitamin B3 1.43mg 4.27mg Rye
Vitamin B5 1.323mg 1.456mg Rye
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.294mg Rye
Folate 73µg 38µg Triticale
Choline 30.4mg Rye
Vitamin K 5.9µg Rye
Tryptophan 0.157mg 0.108mg Triticale
Threonine 0.405mg 0.289mg Triticale
Isoleucine 0.479mg 0.208mg Triticale
Leucine 0.911mg 0.563mg Triticale
Lysine 0.365mg 0.286mg Triticale
Methionine 0.204mg 0.153mg Triticale
Phenylalanine 0.638mg 0.435mg Triticale
Valine 0.609mg 0.317mg Triticale
Histidine 0.311mg 0.189mg Triticale
Saturated Fat 0.366g 0.197g Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.211g 0.208g Triticale
Polyunsaturated fat 0.913g 0.767g Triticale

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Triticale Rye
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
27%
Triticale
35%
Rye
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
105%
Triticale
98%
Rye

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Triticale
Triticale is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.98g)
Which food is cheaper?
Triticale
Triticale is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Triticale
Triticale is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.169g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rye
Rye is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Triticale - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169718/nutrients
  2. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.