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Bread vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 4.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 594mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.769g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (69)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Bread Cornmeal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bread Cornmeal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
27
Bread
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
46
Bread
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
Bread
6
:
Contains more Calcium +5400%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +84.4%
Contains more Copper +160.5%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Equal in Iron - 4.36
Contains more Calcium +5400%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +84.4%
Contains more Copper +160.5%
Contains more Zinc +122.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Equal in Iron - 4.36

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
Bread
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +800%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.382
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +800%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.382

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
78%
Bread
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
20%
Bread
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 Bread Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 313 370 Cornmeal
Protein 12.96 7.11 Bread
Fats 4.27 1.75 Bread
Vitamin C 0.2 0 Bread
Carbs 55.77 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.09 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 165 3 Bread
Potassium 223 142 Bread
Magnesium 59 32 Bread
Sugars 6.42 1.61 Bread
Fiber 4.7 3.9 Bread
Copper 0.198 0.076 Bread
Zinc 1.47 0.66 Bread
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 188 99 Bread
Sodium 601 7 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 0 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.24 0.12 Bread
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.439 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.382
Vitamin B3 6.25 4.968 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456 0.24 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.153 0.182 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 0 Bread
Folic acid (B9) 20 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Bread
Saturated Fat 0.989 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019 0.39 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72 0.828 Bread
Tryptophan 0.092 0.038 Bread
Threonine 0.299 0.172 Bread
Isoleucine 0.258 0.242 Bread
Leucine 0.461 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.215 0.105 Bread
Methionine 0.105 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.315 0.366 Cornmeal
Valine 0.31 0.337 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.15 0.172 Cornmeal
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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