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Maize vs Glutinous rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.286g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice contains less Sugars (difference - 6.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
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.
Maize Glutinous rice
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Glutinous rice
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
13
Maize
2
Glutinous rice
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
3
Glutinous rice

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
Maize
6
:
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +2600%
Contains more Magnesium +640%
Contains more Copper +10.2%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1012.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 2
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +2600%
Contains more Magnesium +640%
Contains more Copper +10.2%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +1012.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 2
Equal in Copper - 0.049

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
Maize
9
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +675%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +675%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.7%
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
20%
Maize
12%
Glutinous rice
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
21%
Glutinous rice
Fats
6%
Maize
1%
Glutinous rice

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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 Maize Glutinous rice Opinion
Calories 86 97 Glutinous rice
Protein 3.27 2.02 Maize
Fats 1.35 0.19 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 21.09 Glutinous rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 0.14 Maize
Calcium 2 2
Potassium 270 10 Maize
Magnesium 37 5 Maize
Sugars 6.26 0.05 Maize
Fiber 2 1 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.049 Maize
Zinc 0.46 0.41 Maize
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 8 Maize
Sodium 15 5 Glutinous rice
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 0.04 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.02 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.013 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.29 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.215 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.026 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 0 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Glutinous rice
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.039 Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.07 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.069 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.023
Threonine 0.129 0.072 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 0.087 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.167 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.073 Maize
Methionine 0.067 0.047 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.108 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.123 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.047 Maize
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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