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Amaranth grain vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Black gram
Black gram is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.114g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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.
Amaranth grain Black gram
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Black gram
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
3
Amaranth grain
16
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
98
Black gram

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
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Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Iron +260.5%
Contains more Calcium +193.6%
Contains more Potassium +628.1%
Contains more Magnesium +310.8%
Contains more Copper +558.4%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.1%
Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Iron +260.5%
Contains more Calcium +193.6%
Contains more Potassium +628.1%
Contains more Magnesium +310.8%
Contains more Copper +558.4%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1054.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +515.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1054.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +515.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.7%

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
23%
Amaranth grain
151%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
59%
Black gram
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
8%
Black gram

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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 Amaranth grain Black gram Opinion
Calories 102 341 Black gram
Protein 3.8 25.21 Black gram
Fats 1.58 1.64 Black gram
Vitamin C 0 Black gram
Carbs 18.69 58.99 Black gram
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Black gram
Iron 2.1 7.57 Black gram
Calcium 47 138 Black gram
Potassium 135 983 Black gram
Magnesium 65 267 Black gram
Sugars
Fiber 2.1 18.3 Black gram
Copper 0.149 0.981 Black gram
Zinc 0.86 3.35 Black gram
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 379 Black gram
Sodium 6 38 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 23 Black gram
Vitamin E 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Black gram
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.273 Black gram
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.254 Black gram
Vitamin B3 0.235 1.447 Black gram
Vitamin B5 0.906 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.281 Black gram
Vitamin B12 0 Black gram
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 Black gram
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.114 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.085 Black gram
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 Black gram
Tryptophan 0.263 Black gram
Threonine 0.875 Black gram
Isoleucine 1.287 Black gram
Leucine 2.089 Black gram
Lysine 1.674 Black gram
Methionine 0.367 Black gram
Phenylalanine 1.473 Black gram
Valine 1.416 Black gram
Histidine 0.706 Black gram
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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