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Groat vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Groat
Groat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Groat
Groat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.134g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals

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.
Groat Amaranth grain
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Groat Amaranth grain
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
5
Groat
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
15
Groat
24
Amaranth grain

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
Groat
1
:
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Calcium +571.4%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.5%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.149

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
Groat
10
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.8%

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
20%
Groat
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
20%
Groat
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
3%
Groat
7%
Amaranth grain

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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 Groat Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 92 102 Amaranth grain
Protein 3.38 3.8 Amaranth grain
Fats 0.62 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Groat
Carbs 19.94 18.69 Groat
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Groat
Iron 0.8 2.1 Amaranth grain
Calcium 7 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 88 135 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 51 65 Amaranth grain
Sugars 0.9 Groat
Fiber 2.7 2.1 Groat
Copper 0.146 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.61 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 70 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 4 6 Groat
Vitamin A 0 Groat
Vitamin E 0.09 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Groat
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.015 Groat
Vitamin B2 0.039 0.022 Groat
Vitamin B3 0.94 0.235 Groat
Vitamin B5 0.359 Groat
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.113 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Groat
Vitamin K 1.9 Groat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Groat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.134 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.188 Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188 Groat
Tryptophan 0.049 Groat
Threonine 0.129 Groat
Isoleucine 0.127 Groat
Leucine 0.212 Groat
Lysine 0.172 Groat
Methionine 0.044 Groat
Phenylalanine 0.133 Groat
Valine 0.173 Groat
Histidine 0.079 Groat
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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