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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
Wheat
7
:
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 3.77
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Magnesium - 130
Equal in Copper - 0.506
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 132% 11% 39% 103% 185% 114% 218% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.8%
Contains more Zinc +13%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Iron - 3.77
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Magnesium - 130
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
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
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% 1% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
82%
Wheat
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
11%
Wheat
10%
Khorasan wheat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat Khorasan wheat
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 contains less Sugars?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Wheat Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 339 337 Wheat
Protein 13.68 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.47 2.13 Wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.13 70.58 Wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Wheat
Iron 3.52 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 34 22 Wheat
Potassium 431 403 Wheat
Magnesium 144 130 Wheat
Sugars 7.84 Wheat
Fiber 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.553 0.506 Wheat
Zinc 4.16 3.68 Wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 508 364 Wheat
Sodium 2 5 Wheat
Vitamin A 0 10 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Wheat
Vitamin B1 0.419 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.121 0.184 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 6.738 6.375 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.259 Wheat
Vitamin B12 0 Wheat
Vitamin K 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folate 43 Wheat
Trans Fat 0.005 Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.454 0.196 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344 0.213 Wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978 0.621 Wheat
Tryptophan 0.176 0.13 Wheat
Threonine 0.366 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.533 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.934 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.303 0.416 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.221 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.681 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.594 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.322 0.379 Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11 Khorasan wheat

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.