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Maize vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 364mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Hummus
Hummus contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Hummus
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Hummus
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
8
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
43
Hummus

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
Hummus
Contains more Potassium +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Iron +369.2%
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Magnesium +91.9%
Contains more Copper +875.9%
Contains more Zinc +297.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Iron +369.2%
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Magnesium +91.9%
Contains more Copper +875.9%
Contains more Zinc +297.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +97.8%

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
6
:
3
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +523.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +443.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +523.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +443.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.1%

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
14%
Hummus
Fats
6%
Maize
44%
Hummus

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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 Hummus Opinion
Calories 86 166 Hummus
Protein 3.27 7.9 Hummus
Fats 1.35 9.6 Hummus
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 14.29 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 2.44 Hummus
Calcium 2 38 Hummus
Potassium 270 228 Maize
Magnesium 37 71 Hummus
Sugars 6.26 Maize
Fiber 2 6 Hummus
Copper 0.054 0.527 Hummus
Zinc 0.46 1.83 Hummus
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 176 Hummus
Sodium 15 379 Maize
Vitamin A 187 30 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.18 Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.064 Hummus
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.582 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.132 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.2 Hummus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Hummus
Saturated Fat 0.325 1.437 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 3.613 Hummus
Tryptophan 0.023 Maize
Threonine 0.129 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 Maize
Leucine 0.348 Maize
Lysine 0.137 Maize
Methionine 0.067 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 Maize
Valine 0.185 Maize
Histidine 0.089 Maize
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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