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Cereal vs Bread - 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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.729g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bread
Bread contains less Sugars (difference - 3.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bread
Bread contains less Sodium (difference - 194mg)
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.
Cereal Bread
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Cereal Bread
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
304
Cereal
27
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cereal
46
Bread

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
Cereal
2
:
6
Bread
Contains more Iron +732.8%
Contains more Zinc +417%
Contains more Calcium +1550%
Contains more Potassium +112.4%
Contains more Magnesium +210.5%
Contains more Copper +44.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.2%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Iron +732.8%
Contains more Zinc +417%
Contains more Calcium +1550%
Contains more Potassium +112.4%
Contains more Magnesium +210.5%
Contains more Copper +44.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.2%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%

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
Cereal
6
:
6
Bread
Contains more Vitamin C +19150%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1332.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +913.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +373.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3812.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +19150%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1332.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +913.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +373.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3812.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
36%
Cereal
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
56%
Bread
Fats
5%
Cereal
20%
Bread

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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 Cereal Bread Opinion
Calories 378 313 Cereal
Protein 6.06 12.96 Bread
Fats 1.08 4.27 Bread
Vitamin C 38.5 0.2 Cereal
Carbs 86.85 55.77 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Bread
Iron 34.06 4.09 Cereal
Calcium 10 165 Bread
Potassium 105 223 Bread
Magnesium 19 59 Bread
Sugars 10.35 6.42 Cereal
Fiber 1.4 4.7 Bread
Copper 0.137 0.198 Bread
Zinc 7.6 1.47 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 77 188 Bread
Sodium 795 601 Bread
Vitamin A 2792 0 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 0.24 Bread
Vitamin D 0 Bread
Vitamin B1 6.288 0.439 Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87 0.382 Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62 6.25 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226 0.456 Bread
Vitamin B6 5.986 0.153 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Bread
Vitamin K 0 5.7 Bread
Folic acid (B9) 20 Bread
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.989 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204 1.019 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354 1.72 Bread
Tryptophan 0.066 0.092 Bread
Threonine 0.241 0.299 Bread
Isoleucine 0.26 0.258 Cereal
Leucine 0.767 0.461 Cereal
Lysine 0.113 0.215 Bread
Methionine 0.13 0.105 Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365 0.315 Cereal
Valine 0.344 0.31 Cereal
Histidine 0.162 0.15 Cereal
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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