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Khorasan wheat vs Wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Khorasan wheat and Wheat

  • Khorasan wheat is richer in Vitamin B1, yet Wheat is richer in Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Phosphorus from Wheat is 21% higher.

Food types used in this article are Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked and Wheat, durum.

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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
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Equal in Iron - 3.52
Equal in Potassium - 431
Equal in Copper - 0.553
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 132% 103% 218% 39% 1% 114% 185%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Equal in Iron - 3.52
Equal in Potassium - 431
Equal in Copper - 0.553

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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Wheat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.738
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.935
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 105% 28% 127% 57% 97% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.738
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.935

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Wheat Opinion
Net carbs 59.48g 71.13g Wheat
Protein 14.54g 13.68g Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13g 2.47g Wheat
Carbs 70.58g 71.13g Wheat
Calories 337kcal 339kcal Wheat
Starch 52.41g g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84g g Wheat
Fiber 11.1g g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22mg 34mg Wheat
Iron 3.77mg 3.52mg Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 130mg 144mg Wheat
Phosphorus 364mg 508mg Wheat
Potassium 403mg 431mg Wheat
Sodium 5mg 2mg Wheat
Zinc 3.68mg 4.16mg Wheat
Copper 0.506mg 0.553mg Wheat
Vitamin A 10IU 0IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61mg mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Wheat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Wheat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.566mg 0.419mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184mg 0.121mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 6.375mg 6.738mg Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949mg 0.935mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259mg 0.419mg Wheat
Folate µg 43µg Wheat
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Wheat
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13mg 0.176mg Wheat
Threonine 0.442mg 0.366mg Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566mg 0.533mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112mg 0.934mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416mg 0.303mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.251mg 0.221mg Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772mg 0.681mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687mg 0.594mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379mg 0.322mg Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.005g g Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.196g 0.454g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213g 0.344g Wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621g 0.978g Wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Khorasan wheat Wheat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
37
Wheat
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
100
Wheat

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
82%
Wheat
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
71%
Wheat
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
11%
Wheat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.258g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/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.