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Flour vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Flour and Khorasan wheat different?

  • Flour is higher in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, however Khorasan wheat is richer in Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Fiber, Zinc, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Khorasan wheat is 89% higher.
  • Flour contains 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Khorasan wheat. While Flour contains 0.494mg of Vitamin B2, Khorasan wheat contains only 0.184mg.

Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked 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 Iron +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +276.6%
Contains more Magnesium +490.9%
Contains more Copper +251.4%
Contains more Zinc +425.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +237%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 174% 5% 10% 16% 48% 20% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Contains more Iron +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +276.6%
Contains more Magnesium +490.9%
Contains more Copper +251.4%
Contains more Zinc +425.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +237%

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
Flour
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +488.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.375
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% 2% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 0% 1% 138%
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 B1 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +488.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.375

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
50
Flour
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
40
Flour
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
62%
Flour
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
5%
Flour
10%
Khorasan wheat

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.
Flour Khorasan wheat
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flour 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 is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flour
Flour is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flour
Flour is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flour Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 364 337 Flour
Protein 10.33 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 0.98 2.13 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 76.31 70.58 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Flour
Iron 4.64 3.77 Flour
Calcium 15 22 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 107 403 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 22 130 Khorasan wheat
Sugar 0.27 7.84 Flour
Fiber 2.7 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.144 0.506 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 0.7 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 108 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 2 5 Flour
Vitamin A 0 10 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.06 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Flour
Vitamin B1 0.785 0.566 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494 0.184 Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.438 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.259 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0 Flour
Vitamin K 0.3 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folate 183 Flour
Trans Fat 0.005 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155 0.196 Flour
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 0.213 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413 0.621 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.127 0.13 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.281 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.357 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.71 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.228 0.416 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.183 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.52 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.415 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.23 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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.