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Millet vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Millet
Millet contains less Sugars (difference - 1.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.503g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Millet Cornmeal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Millet Cornmeal
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
24
Millet
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
48
Millet
21
Cornmeal

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
Millet
7
:
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Magnesium +256.3%
Contains more Copper +886.8%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.9%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +44.9%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains more Magnesium +256.3%
Contains more Copper +886.8%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.9%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +44.9%

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
Millet
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.968
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.968

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
66%
Millet
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
19%
Millet
8%
Cornmeal

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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 Millet Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 378 370 Millet
Protein 11.02 7.11 Millet
Fats 4.22 1.75 Millet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 72.85 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 8 3 Millet
Potassium 195 142 Millet
Magnesium 114 32 Millet
Sugars 1.61 Cornmeal
Fiber 8.5 3.9 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.076 Millet
Zinc 1.68 0.66 Millet
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 285 99 Millet
Sodium 5 7 Millet
Vitamin A 0 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.05 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.72 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.24 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.182 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 0 Millet
Folic acid (B9) 0 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.39 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 0.828 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 0.038 Millet
Threonine 0.353 0.172 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 0.242 Millet
Leucine 1.4 1.006 Millet
Lysine 0.212 0.105 Millet
Methionine 0.221 0.162 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.366 Millet
Valine 0.578 0.337 Millet
Histidine 0.236 0.172 Millet
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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