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Khorasan wheat vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Khorasan wheat and Wheat gluten

  • Khorasan wheat has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Copper, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, however Wheat gluten is richer in Iron.
  • Khorasan wheat covers your daily Selenium needs 76% more than Wheat gluten.
  • Wheat gluten has 10000000 times less Vitamin B1 than Khorasan wheat. Khorasan wheat has 0.566mg of Vitamin B1, while Wheat gluten has 0mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked and Vital wheat gluten.

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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 Magnesium +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +303%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Zinc +332.9%
Contains more Copper +178%
Contains more Calcium +545.5%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +420%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +303%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Zinc +332.9%
Contains more Copper +178%
Contains more Calcium +545.5%
Contains more Iron +37.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 59.48g 13.19g Khorasan wheat
Protein 14.54g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 2.13g 1.85g Khorasan wheat
Carbs 70.58g 13.79g Khorasan wheat
Calories 337kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch 52.41g g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84g 0g Wheat gluten
Fiber 11.1g 0.6g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 3.77mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 130mg 25mg Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 364mg 260mg Khorasan wheat
Potassium 403mg 100mg Khorasan wheat
Sodium 5mg 29mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.68mg 0.85mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506mg 0.182mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 10IU 0IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Wheat gluten
Vitamin D µg 0µg Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.566mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 6.375mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Folate µg 0µg Wheat gluten
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Wheat gluten
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13mg mg Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.442mg mg Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566mg mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112mg mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416mg mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.251mg mg Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772mg mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687mg mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379mg mg Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.005g g Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.196g 0.272g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213g 0.156g Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621g 0.81g Wheat gluten

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Khorasan wheat Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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 gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.