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Bulgur vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sugars (difference - 9.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sodium (difference - 778mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Bulgur Cereal
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bulgur Cereal
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
20
Bulgur
304
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
49
Bulgur
111
Cereal

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
Bulgur
6
:
2
Cereal
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +290.5%
Contains more Magnesium +763.2%
Contains more Copper +144.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Iron +1284.6%
Contains more Zinc +293.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +290.5%
Contains more Magnesium +763.2%
Contains more Copper +144.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +289.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Iron +1284.6%
Contains more Zinc +293.8%

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
Bulgur
5
:
7
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30922.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2610.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3265.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +479.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30922.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2610.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3265.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +479.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1650.3%

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
74%
Bulgur
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
87%
Cereal
Fats
6%
Bulgur
5%
Cereal

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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 Bulgur Cereal Opinion
Calories 342 378 Cereal
Protein 12.29 6.06 Bulgur
Fats 1.33 1.08 Bulgur
Vitamin C 0 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 75.87 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Bulgur
Iron 2.46 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 35 10 Bulgur
Potassium 410 105 Bulgur
Magnesium 164 19 Bulgur
Sugars 0.41 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 12.5 1.4 Bulgur
Copper 0.335 0.137 Bulgur
Zinc 1.93 7.6 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 300 77 Bulgur
Sodium 17 795 Bulgur
Vitamin A 9 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.06 0.08 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Bulgur
Vitamin B1 0.232 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.115 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 5.114 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 1.045 0.226 Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.342 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Bulgur
Vitamin K 1.9 0 Bulgur
Folic acid (B9) 0 Bulgur
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.26 Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173 0.204 Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541 0.354 Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.19 0.066 Bulgur
Threonine 0.354 0.241 Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.455 0.26 Bulgur
Leucine 0.83 0.767 Bulgur
Lysine 0.339 0.113 Bulgur
Methionine 0.19 0.13 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.365 Bulgur
Valine 0.554 0.344 Bulgur
Histidine 0.285 0.162 Bulgur
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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