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Amaranth grain vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal 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 Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 1.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.22g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cornmeal
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Cornmeal
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
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
21
Cornmeal

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 more Calcium +1466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +103.1%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +107.6%
Equal in Potassium - 142
Contains more Calcium +1466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +103.1%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +107.6%
Equal in Potassium - 142

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2014%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3573.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2014%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.1%

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
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
8%
Cornmeal

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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 Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 102 370 Cornmeal
Protein 3.8 7.11 Cornmeal
Fats 1.58 1.75 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 Cornmeal
Carbs 18.69 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cornmeal
Iron 2.1 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 47 3 Amaranth grain
Potassium 135 142 Cornmeal
Magnesium 65 32 Amaranth grain
Sugars 1.61 Cornmeal
Fiber 2.1 3.9 Cornmeal
Copper 0.149 0.076 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.86 0.66 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 148 99 Amaranth grain
Sodium 6 7 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.19 0.12 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 0.235 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.182 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin K 0 Cornmeal
Folic acid (B9) 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.22 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 Cornmeal
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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