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Nattō vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 3.28g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.371g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 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.
Nattō Cornmeal
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nattō 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
20
Nattō
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
71
Nattō
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
Nattō
7
:
Contains more Iron +97.2%
Contains more Calcium +7133.3%
Contains more Potassium +413.4%
Contains more Magnesium +259.4%
Contains more Copper +777.6%
Contains more Zinc +359.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.8%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Contains more Iron +97.2%
Contains more Calcium +7133.3%
Contains more Potassium +413.4%
Contains more Magnesium +259.4%
Contains more Copper +777.6%
Contains more Zinc +359.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.8%
Equal in Sodium - 7

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
Nattō
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
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
116%
Nattō
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
51%
Nattō
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 Nattō Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 211 370 Cornmeal
Protein 19.4 7.11 Nattō
Fats 11 1.75 Nattō
Vitamin C 13 0 Nattō
Carbs 12.68 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.6 4.36 Nattō
Calcium 217 3 Nattō
Potassium 729 142 Nattō
Magnesium 115 32 Nattō
Sugars 4.89 1.61 Nattō
Fiber 5.4 3.9 Nattō
Copper 0.667 0.076 Nattō
Zinc 3.03 0.66 Nattō
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 174 99 Nattō
Sodium 7 7
Vitamin A 0 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.01 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.16 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 0 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.215 0.24 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.182 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.1 0 Nattō
Folic acid (B9) 0 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.591 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43 0.39 Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 0.828 Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223 0.038 Nattō
Threonine 0.813 0.172 Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931 0.242 Nattō
Leucine 1.509 1.006 Nattō
Lysine 1.145 0.105 Nattō
Methionine 0.208 0.162 Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.366 Nattō
Valine 1.018 0.337 Nattō
Histidine 0.512 0.172 Nattō
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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