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Maize vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 5.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Oatmeal
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Oatmeal
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
21
Oatmeal
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
25
Oatmeal

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
4
:
Contains more Potassium +342.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -69.4%
Contains more Iron +1046.2%
Contains more Calcium +3900%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%
Contains more Potassium +342.6%
Contains more Magnesium +42.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -69.4%
Contains more Iron +1046.2%
Contains more Calcium +3900%
Contains more Copper +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +34.8%

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
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.07
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.07

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
14%
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
12%
Oatmeal
Fats
6%
Maize
6%
Oatmeal

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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 Oatmeal Opinion
Calories 86 68 Maize
Protein 3.27 2.37 Maize
Fats 1.35 1.36 Oatmeal
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 11.67 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 5.96 Oatmeal
Calcium 2 80 Oatmeal
Potassium 270 61 Maize
Magnesium 37 26 Maize
Sugars 6.26 0.46 Maize
Fiber 2 1.7 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.066 Oatmeal
Zinc 0.46 0.62 Oatmeal
Starch 5.7 10.37 Oatmeal
Phosphorus 89 77 Maize
Sodium 15 49 Maize
Vitamin A 187 433 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.07 0.07
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.26 Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.215 Oatmeal
Vitamin B3 1.77 3.025 Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.317 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.29 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 0.4 Oatmeal
Folic acid (B9) 0 39 Oatmeal
Trans Fat 0 0.003 Maize
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.226 Oatmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.391 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.426 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.04 Oatmeal
Threonine 0.129 0.083 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 0.105 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.2 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.135 Maize
Methionine 0.067 0.04 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.13 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.151 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.057 Maize
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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