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Cornmeal vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 1.15g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Cornmeal Oatmeal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
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
Cornmeal Oatmeal
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
36
Cornmeal
21
Oatmeal
Mineral Summary Score
21
Cornmeal
25
Oatmeal

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
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Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Calcium +2566.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.62
Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +36.7%
Contains more Calcium +2566.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.62

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 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.2%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.3%
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
43%
Cornmeal
14%
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
12%
Oatmeal
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
6%
Oatmeal

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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 Cornmeal Oatmeal Opinion
Calories 370 68 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 2.37 Cornmeal
Fats 1.75 1.36 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 11.67 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 5.96 Oatmeal
Calcium 3 80 Oatmeal
Potassium 142 61 Cornmeal
Magnesium 32 26 Cornmeal
Sugars 1.61 0.46 Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9 1.7 Cornmeal
Copper 0.076 0.066 Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66 0.62 Cornmeal
Starch 73.3 10.37 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 77 Cornmeal
Sodium 7 49 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214 433 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 0.07 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.26 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.215 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 3.025 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.317 Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.29 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.4 Oatmeal
Folic acid (B9) 180 39 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0.003 Cornmeal
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.226 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.391 Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.426 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 0.04 Oatmeal
Threonine 0.172 0.083 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242 0.105 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 0.2 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 0.135 Oatmeal
Methionine 0.162 0.04 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.13 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 0.151 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 0.057 Cornmeal
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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