Bread vs Pretzel: Nutrition Showdown

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Bread - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Bread - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Pretzel vs Bread: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gBreadPretzel
Calories266 384
Carbohydrates49.42 g80.39 g
Fat3.33 g2.93 g
Dietary fiber2.7 g3.4 g
Protein8.85 g10.04 g
Water36.42 g3.13 g
Calcium144 mg27 mg
Iron3.61 mg4.58 mg
Magnessium23 mg29 mg
Phosphorus0.2 mg2.8 mg
Potassium126 mg223 mg
Sodium490 mg1240 mg
Zink0.2 mg2.8 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.533 mg0.424 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.243 mg0.332 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)4.78 mg5.27 mg
Vitaminium B60.087 mg0.074 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.171 mg0.166 mg
Vitaminium E0.22 mg0.47 mg

Less Calories in Bread

At first glance, you can see that in bread is less calories than in pretzel.

Bread has 266 kcal per 100g and pretzel 384 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 44%.

In bread and in pretzel most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare bread with pretzel in details.

Bread And Pretzel Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    pretzel - 44% more than bread
  • Carbohydrates:
    pretzel - 63% more than bread
  • Fat:
    bread - 14% more than pretzel
  • Dietary fiber:
    pretzel - 26% more than bread
  • Protein:
    pretzel - 13% more than bread
  • Water:
    bread - 1064% more than pretzel

Less protein in bread

It is aslo easy to see see that in bread is less protein than in pretzel.

There is 10.04g per 100g of pretzel and 8.85g per 100g of bread so using simple math we can see that difference is about 13%.

Less carbohydrates in bread

In bread is less carbohydrates than in pretzel.

There is 80.39g/100g of carbohydrates in pretzel and 49.42g/100g in bread so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 63%.

More fat in bread

In bread is more fats than in pretzel.

The tables above show us that there is 2.93g/100g of fats in pretzel and 3.33g/100g in bread. In this case difference is about 14%.


  • Calories266
  • Carbohydrates49.42 g
  • Fat3.33 g
  • Dietary fiber2.7 g
  • Protein8.85 g
  • Water36.42 g
Bread calories per:
| ounce | single piece | slice

Calories source

  • 75% CARBS.
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 11% FAT


  • Calories384
  • Carbohydrates80.39 g
  • Fat2.93 g
  • Dietary fiber3.4 g
  • Protein10.04 g
  • Water3.13 g
Pretzel calories per:
| ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 83% CARBS
  • 10% PROTEIN
  • 7% FAT

Vitamins: pretzel vs bread

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    bread - 26% more than pretzel
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    pretzel - 37% more than bread
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    pretzel - 10% more than bread
  • Vitaminium B6:
    bread - 18% more than pretzel
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    bread - 3% more than pretzel
  • Vitaminium E:
    pretzel - 114% more than bread

Minerals: bread vs pretzel

  • Calcium:
    bread - 433% more than pretzel
  • Iron:
    pretzel - 27% more than bread
  • Magnessium:
    pretzel - 26% more than bread
  • Phosphorus:
    pretzel - 1300% more than bread
  • Potassium:
    pretzel - 77% more than bread
  • Sodium:
    pretzel - 153% more than bread
  • Zink:
    pretzel - 1300% more than bread
Marcin Piotrowicz
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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