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Khorasan wheat vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Khorasan wheat and Pasta

  • Pasta has less Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Khorasan wheat's daily need coverage for Manganese is 109% more.
  • Khorasan wheat has 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Pasta. Khorasan wheat has 0.259mg of Vitamin B6, while Pasta has 0.034mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked.

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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 +230.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +1579.2%
Contains more Magnesium +622.2%
Contains more Copper +444.1%
Contains more Zinc +557.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +477.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 43% 2% 3% 13% 31% 16% 27% 1%
Contains more Iron +230.7%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +1579.2%
Contains more Magnesium +622.2%
Contains more Copper +444.1%
Contains more Zinc +557.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +477.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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 B1 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
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% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
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 B1 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%

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
36
Khorasan wheat
16
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
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 food.
Protein
87%
Khorasan wheat
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
25%
Pasta
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
5%
Pasta

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.
Khorasan wheat Pasta
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

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Khorasan wheat 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 lower in Sugar?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Pasta Opinion
Calories 337 131 Khorasan wheat
Protein 14.54 5.15 Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13 1.05 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 70.58 24.93 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0 33 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D
Iron 3.77 1.14 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22 6 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 403 24 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 130 18 Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84 Pasta
Fiber 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506 0.093 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.68 0.56 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 364 63 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 5 6 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 10 20 Pasta
Vitamin E 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.566 0.209 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184 0.15 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 6.375 0.992 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949 0.183 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259 0.034 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0.14 Pasta
Vitamin K 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folate 64 Pasta
Trans Fat 0.005 Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.196 0.15 Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213 0.124 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621 0.429 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13 0.065 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.442 0.134 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566 0.197 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112 0.348 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416 0.097 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.251 0.079 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772 0.247 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687 0.217 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379 0.103 Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11 Khorasan wheat

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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.