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Cornmeal vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sugars (difference - 1.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.187g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Porridge
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Porridge
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
3
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
21
Cornmeal
13
Porridge

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 Iron +16.6%
Contains more Potassium +787.5%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +407.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +560%
Contains more Calcium +2800%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +16.6%
Contains more Potassium +787.5%
Contains more Magnesium +540%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +407.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +560%
Contains more Calcium +2800%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +901.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +855.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1300%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +2150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +901.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1428%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +855.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1300%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +2150%
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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
11%
Porridge
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
1%
Porridge

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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 Porridge Opinion
Calories 370 50 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 1.44 Cornmeal
Fats 1.75 0.21 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 10.52 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 3.74 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 87 Porridge
Potassium 142 16 Cornmeal
Magnesium 32 5 Cornmeal
Sugars 1.61 0.03 Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9 0.5 Cornmeal
Copper 0.076 0.04 Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66 0.13 Cornmeal
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 15 Cornmeal
Sodium 7 6 Porridge
Vitamin A 214 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 0.02 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.055 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.025 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 0.52 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.071 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.013 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Porridge
Folic acid (B9) 180 8 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.033 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.028 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.114 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 0.02 Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172 0.045 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242 0.063 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 0.11 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 0.037 Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162 0.027 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.078 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 0.07 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 0.033 Cornmeal
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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