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Wheat vs Tagliatelle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Wheat and Tagliatelle different?

  • Wheat is higher in Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, however Tagliatelle is richer in Folate, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Wheat is 107% higher.
  • Wheat contains 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Tagliatelle. While Wheat contains 0.419mg of Vitamin B6, Tagliatelle contains only 0.093mg.

Wheat, durum and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, as purchased are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +126.7%
Contains more Magnesium +213%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.7%
Contains more Potassium +140.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +241%
Contains more Copper +142.5%
Equal in Iron - 3.35
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 132% 103% 218% 39% 1% 114% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 126% 33% 70% 16% 4% 34% 76%
Contains more Calcium +126.7%
Contains more Magnesium +213%
Contains more Phosphorus +211.7%
Contains more Potassium +140.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +241%
Contains more Copper +142.5%
Equal in Iron - 3.35

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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +262.8%
Contains more Folate +309.3%
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 3% 0% 0% 0% 177% 102% 63% 33% 22% 132% 39% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +262.8%
Contains more Folate +309.3%
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 Tagliatelle
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wheat Tagliatelle Opinion
Net carbs 71.13g 54.73g Wheat
Protein 13.68g 11.31g Wheat
Fats 2.47g 2.3g Wheat
Carbs 71.13g 54.73g Wheat
Calories 339kcal 288kcal Wheat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 34mg 15mg Wheat
Iron 3.52mg 3.35mg Wheat
Magnesium 144mg 46mg Wheat
Phosphorus 508mg 163mg Wheat
Potassium 431mg 179mg Wheat
Sodium 2mg 26mg Wheat
Zinc 4.16mg 1.22mg Wheat
Copper 0.553mg 0.228mg Wheat
Vitamin A 0IU 47IU Tagliatelle
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Wheat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Wheat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.419mg 0.705mg Tagliatelle
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0.439mg Tagliatelle
Vitamin B3 6.738mg 3.35mg Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935mg 0.535mg Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.093mg Wheat
Folate 43µg 176µg Tagliatelle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.31µg Tagliatelle
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.143mg Wheat
Threonine 0.366mg 0.295mg Wheat
Isoleucine 0.533mg 0.431mg Wheat
Leucine 0.934mg 0.763mg Wheat
Lysine 0.303mg 0.214mg Wheat
Methionine 0.221mg 0.174mg Wheat
Phenylalanine 0.681mg 0.542mg Wheat
Valine 0.594mg 0.476mg Wheat
Histidine 0.322mg 0.226mg Wheat
Cholesterol 0mg 73mg Wheat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.454g 0.328g Tagliatelle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344g 0.271g Wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978g 0.942g Wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Wheat Tagliatelle
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
47
Tagliatelle
Mineral Summary Score
100
Wheat
45
Tagliatelle

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
68%
Tagliatelle
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
55%
Tagliatelle
Fats
11%
Wheat
11%
Tagliatelle

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat
Wheat is cheaper (difference - $5.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tagliatelle
Tagliatelle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.126g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tagliatelle
Tagliatelle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Tagliatelle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169727/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.