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Wheat vs Papadum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Wheat and Papadum?

  • Wheat is richer in Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, yet Papadum is richer in Iron, Copper, Folate, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Wheat's daily need coverage for Selenium is 147% higher.
  • Wheat has 5 times more Vitamin B3 than Papadum. Wheat has 6.738mg of Vitamin B3, while Papadum has 1.472mg.
  • Wheat contains less Sodium.

We used Wheat, durum and Papad types in this comparison.

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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
Wheat
3
:
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Iron +121.6%
Contains more Calcium +320.6%
Contains more Potassium +132%
Contains more Magnesium +88.2%
Contains more Copper +80.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 132% 11% 39% 103% 185% 114% 218% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 43% 89% 194% 333% 93% 166% 228%
Contains more Zinc +22.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Contains more Iron +121.6%
Contains more Calcium +320.6%
Contains more Potassium +132%
Contains more Magnesium +88.2%
Contains more Copper +80.5%

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
Wheat
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +357.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.2%
Contains more Folate +409.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.917
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 105% 28% 127% 57% 97% 0% 0% 33%
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% 1% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 0% 1% 165%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +357.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.2%
Contains more Folate +409.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.917

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
37
Wheat
37
Papadum
Mineral Summary Score
100
Wheat
179
Papadum

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
82%
Wheat
153%
Papadum
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
60%
Papadum
Fats
11%
Wheat
15%
Papadum

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Wheat Papadum
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 Cholesterol?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 1743mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.63g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Papadum
Papadum is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papadum
Papadum is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wheat Papadum Opinion
Calories 339 371 Papadum
Protein 13.68 25.56 Papadum
Fats 2.47 3.25 Papadum
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.13 59.87 Wheat
Cholesterol 0 4 Wheat
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.52 7.8 Papadum
Calcium 34 143 Papadum
Potassium 431 1000 Papadum
Magnesium 144 271 Papadum
Sugar 0 Wheat
Fiber 18.6 Papadum
Copper 0.553 0.998 Papadum
Zinc 4.16 3.4 Wheat
Starch
Phosphorus 508 385 Wheat
Sodium 2 1745 Wheat
Vitamin A 0 50 Papadum
Vitamin E 0.05 Papadum
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.419 0.277 Wheat
Vitamin B2 0.121 0.258 Papadum
Vitamin B3 6.738 1.472 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935 0.917 Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.285 Wheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 Papadum
Folate 43 219 Papadum
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.454 1.084 Wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344 0.532 Papadum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978 1.148 Papadum
Tryptophan 0.176 0.266 Papadum
Threonine 0.366 0.886 Papadum
Isoleucine 0.533 1.303 Papadum
Leucine 0.934 2.115 Papadum
Lysine 0.303 1.695 Papadum
Methionine 0.221 0.372 Papadum
Phenylalanine 0.681 1.491 Papadum
Valine 0.594 1.434 Papadum
Histidine 0.322 0.715 Papadum
Fructose

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. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/nutrients
  2. Papadum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168106/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.