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Millet vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.69g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Millet
Millet contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Millet Porridge
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Millet Porridge
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
3
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
48
Millet
13
Porridge

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
6
:
Contains more Potassium +1118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +2180%
Contains more Copper +1775%
Contains more Zinc +1192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1800%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +24.3%
Contains more Calcium +987.5%
Contains more Potassium +1118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +2180%
Contains more Copper +1775%
Contains more Zinc +1192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1800%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +24.3%
Contains more Calcium +987.5%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +665.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1094.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2853.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +665.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1094.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2853.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
11%
Porridge
Fats
19%
Millet
1%
Porridge

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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 Porridge Opinion
Calories 378 50 Millet
Protein 11.02 1.44 Millet
Fats 4.22 0.21 Millet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 72.85 10.52 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.01 3.74 Porridge
Calcium 8 87 Porridge
Potassium 195 16 Millet
Magnesium 114 5 Millet
Sugars 0.03 Porridge
Fiber 8.5 0.5 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.04 Millet
Zinc 1.68 0.13 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 285 15 Millet
Sodium 5 6 Millet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.05 0.02 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.055 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.025 Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72 0.52 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.071 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.013 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 0.1 Millet
Folic acid (B9) 0 8 Porridge
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.033 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.028 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 0.114 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 0.02 Millet
Threonine 0.353 0.045 Millet
Isoleucine 0.465 0.063 Millet
Leucine 1.4 0.11 Millet
Lysine 0.212 0.037 Millet
Methionine 0.221 0.027 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.078 Millet
Valine 0.578 0.07 Millet
Histidine 0.236 0.033 Millet
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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