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Wheat vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Wheat and Spätzle?

  • Spätzle has less Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6 than Wheat.
  • Wheat's daily need coverage for Selenium is 119% higher.
  • Wheat has 17 times more Vitamin B3 than Spätzle. Wheat has 6.738mg of Vitamin B3, while Spätzle has 0.4mg.

We used Wheat, durum and Noodles, egg, cooked, unenriched, with added salt 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
8
:
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Iron +486.7%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.4%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Copper +464.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 132% 103% 218% 39% 1% 114% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 22% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Iron +486.7%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.4%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Copper +464.3%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1584.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 0% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1296.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1584.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wheat Spätzle Opinion
Net carbs 71.13g 23.96g Wheat
Protein 13.68g 4.54g Wheat
Fats 2.47g 2.07g Wheat
Carbs 71.13g 25.16g Wheat
Calories 339kcal 138kcal Wheat
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Spätzle
Sugar g 0.4g Wheat
Fiber g 1.2g Spätzle
Calcium 34mg 12mg Wheat
Iron 3.52mg 0.6mg Wheat
Magnesium 144mg 21mg Wheat
Phosphorus 508mg 76mg Wheat
Potassium 431mg 38mg Wheat
Sodium 2mg 165mg Wheat
Zinc 4.16mg 0.65mg Wheat
Copper 0.553mg 0.098mg Wheat
Vitamin A 0IU 21IU Spätzle
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Spätzle
Vitamin D 0IU IU Wheat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Wheat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.419mg 0.03mg Wheat
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.02mg Wheat
Vitamin B3 6.738mg 0.4mg Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935mg 0.263mg Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.046mg Wheat
Folate 43µg 7µg Wheat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Spätzle
Vitamin K µg 0µg Spätzle
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.043mg Wheat
Threonine 0.366mg 0.138mg Wheat
Isoleucine 0.533mg 0.19mg Wheat
Leucine 0.934mg 0.365mg Wheat
Lysine 0.303mg 0.137mg Wheat
Methionine 0.221mg 0.086mg Wheat
Phenylalanine 0.681mg 0.24mg Wheat
Valine 0.594mg 0.22mg Wheat
Histidine 0.322mg 0.121mg Wheat
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Wheat
Trans Fat g 0.029g Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.454g 0.419g Spätzle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344g 0.581g Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978g 0.552g Wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Wheat Spätzle
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
37
Wheat
6
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
100
Wheat
19
Spätzle

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
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
25%
Spätzle
Fats
11%
Wheat
10%
Spätzle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 163mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/nutrients
  2. Spätzle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169762/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.