Flour vs. Seed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the differences between Flour and Seed?
- Flour is higher in Folate, yet Seed is higher in Fiber, Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, Magnesium, Calcium, Selenium, Iron, and Zinc.
- Seed's daily need coverage for Fiber is 127% more.
- Flour has 4 times more Folate than Seed. While Flour has 183µg of Folate, Seed has only 49µg.
We used Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached and Seeds, chia seeds, dried types in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||5.835g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||17.83g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|