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Amaranth grain vs Nattō - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Nattō
Nattō is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nattō
Nattō 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 - 4.89g)
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 - 1.591g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)

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 Nattō
Rich in minerals ok
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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Nattō
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
20
Nattō
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
71
Nattō

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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7
Nattō
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +309.5%
Contains more Calcium +361.7%
Contains more Potassium +440%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +347.7%
Contains more Zinc +252.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +309.5%
Contains more Calcium +361.7%
Contains more Potassium +440%
Contains more Magnesium +76.9%
Contains more Copper +347.7%
Contains more Zinc +252.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.6%

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
:
10
Nattō
Contains more Vitamin E +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin E +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%

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
116%
Nattō
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
13%
Nattō
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
51%
Nattō

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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 Nattō Opinion
Calories 102 211 Nattō
Protein 3.8 19.4 Nattō
Fats 1.58 11 Nattō
Vitamin C 13 Nattō
Carbs 18.69 12.68 Amaranth grain
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Nattō
Iron 2.1 8.6 Nattō
Calcium 47 217 Nattō
Potassium 135 729 Nattō
Magnesium 65 115 Nattō
Sugars 4.89 Nattō
Fiber 2.1 5.4 Nattō
Copper 0.149 0.667 Nattō
Zinc 0.86 3.03 Nattō
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 174 Nattō
Sodium 6 7 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0 Nattō
Vitamin E 0.19 0.01 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.16 Nattō
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.19 Nattō
Vitamin B3 0.235 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B5 0.215 Nattō
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.13 Nattō
Vitamin B12 0 Nattō
Vitamin K 23.1 Nattō
Folic acid (B9) 0 Nattō
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 1.591 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43 Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223 Nattō
Threonine 0.813 Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931 Nattō
Leucine 1.509 Nattō
Lysine 1.145 Nattō
Methionine 0.208 Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941 Nattō
Valine 1.018 Nattō
Histidine 0.512 Nattō
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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