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Wheat vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Wheat and Khorasan wheat

  • Wheat is richer in Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Copper, yet Khorasan wheat is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Phosphorus from Wheat is 21% higher.
  • Wheat contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Khorasan wheat. Wheat contains 0.419mg of Vitamin B6, while Khorasan wheat contains 0.259mg.

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

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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 - 3.77
Equal in Magnesium - 130
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Copper - 0.506
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 132% 103% 218% 39% 1% 114% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
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 - 3.77
Equal in Magnesium - 130
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Copper - 0.506

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 B6 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.375
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.949
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 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.375
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.949

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat Khorasan 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
37
Wheat
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
100
Wheat
88
Khorasan 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
82%
Wheat
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
11%
Wheat
10%
Khorasan 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. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/nutrients
  2. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.