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Cereal vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 8.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 788mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
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 - $1.4)
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?
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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 Cornmeal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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 Cornmeal
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
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cereal
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
Cereal
4
:
Contains more Iron +681.2%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +80.3%
Contains more Zinc +1051.5%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +681.2%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +80.3%
Contains more Zinc +1051.5%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1204.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1041.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +913.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +496.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3189%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.24
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1204.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1041.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +913.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +496.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3189%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.24

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
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
5%
Cereal
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 Cereal Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 378 370 Cereal
Protein 6.06 7.11 Cornmeal
Fats 1.08 1.75 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 38.5 0 Cereal
Carbs 86.85 79.45 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Cornmeal
Iron 34.06 4.36 Cereal
Calcium 10 3 Cereal
Potassium 105 142 Cornmeal
Magnesium 19 32 Cornmeal
Sugars 10.35 1.61 Cereal
Fiber 1.4 3.9 Cornmeal
Copper 0.137 0.076 Cereal
Zinc 7.6 0.66 Cereal
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 77 99 Cornmeal
Sodium 795 7 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 2792 214 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin B1 6.288 0.551 Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87 0.382 Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62 4.968 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226 0.24 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 5.986 0.182 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204 0.39 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.066 0.038 Cereal
Threonine 0.241 0.172 Cereal
Isoleucine 0.26 0.242 Cereal
Leucine 0.767 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.113 0.105 Cereal
Methionine 0.13 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.365 0.366 Cornmeal
Valine 0.344 0.337 Cereal
Histidine 0.162 0.172 Cornmeal
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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