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Amaranth grain vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Porridge
Porridge 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 - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (6 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Porridge
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
3
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
13
Porridge

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 Potassium +743.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1200%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +561.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +886.7%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +85.1%
Equal in Sodium - 6
Contains more Potassium +743.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1200%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +561.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +886.7%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +85.1%
Equal in Sodium - 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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +769.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +850%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +769.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.3%

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
11%
Porridge
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
1%
Porridge

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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 Porridge Opinion
Calories 102 50 Amaranth grain
Protein 3.8 1.44 Amaranth grain
Fats 1.58 0.21 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Porridge
Carbs 18.69 10.52 Amaranth grain
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Porridge
Iron 2.1 3.74 Porridge
Calcium 47 87 Porridge
Potassium 135 16 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 65 5 Amaranth grain
Sugars 0.03 Porridge
Fiber 2.1 0.5 Amaranth grain
Copper 0.149 0.04 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.86 0.13 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 15 Amaranth grain
Sodium 6 6
Vitamin A 0 Porridge
Vitamin E 0.19 0.02 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Porridge
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.055 Porridge
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.025 Porridge
Vitamin B3 0.235 0.52 Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.071 Porridge
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.013 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Porridge
Vitamin K 0.1 Porridge
Folic acid (B9) 8 Porridge
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.033 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 Porridge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114 Porridge
Tryptophan 0.02 Porridge
Threonine 0.045 Porridge
Isoleucine 0.063 Porridge
Leucine 0.11 Porridge
Lysine 0.037 Porridge
Methionine 0.027 Porridge
Phenylalanine 0.078 Porridge
Valine 0.07 Porridge
Histidine 0.033 Porridge
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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