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Maize vs Groat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Groat
Groat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.191g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Groat
Groat contains less Sugars (difference - 5.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Groat
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
5
Groat
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
15
Groat

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
2
:
6
Groat
Contains more Potassium +206.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.1%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains more Copper +170.4%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%
Contains more Potassium +206.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.1%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains more Copper +170.4%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains less Sodium -73.3%

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
Maize
7
:
2
Groat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%

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
20%
Groat
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
20%
Groat
Fats
6%
Maize
3%
Groat

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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 Groat Opinion
Calories 86 92 Groat
Protein 3.27 3.38 Groat
Fats 1.35 0.62 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 19.94 Groat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 0.8 Groat
Calcium 2 7 Groat
Potassium 270 88 Maize
Magnesium 37 51 Groat
Sugars 6.26 0.9 Maize
Fiber 2 2.7 Groat
Copper 0.054 0.146 Groat
Zinc 0.46 0.61 Groat
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 70 Maize
Sodium 15 4 Groat
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 0.09 Groat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.04 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.039 Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.94 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.359 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.077 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 1.9 Groat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Groat
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.134 Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.188 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.188 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.049 Groat
Threonine 0.129 0.129
Isoleucine 0.129 0.127 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.212 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.172 Groat
Methionine 0.067 0.044 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.133 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.173 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.079 Maize
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