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Nattō vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sugars (difference - 1.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.266g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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.
Nattō Maize
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Nattō Maize
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
13
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
71
Nattō
13
Maize

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
8
:
0
Maize
Contains more Iron +1553.8%
Contains more Calcium +10750%
Contains more Potassium +170%
Contains more Magnesium +210.8%
Contains more Copper +1135.2%
Contains more Zinc +558.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.5%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%
Contains more Iron +1553.8%
Contains more Calcium +10750%
Contains more Potassium +170%
Contains more Magnesium +210.8%
Contains more Copper +1135.2%
Contains more Zinc +558.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.5%
Contains less Sodium -53.3%

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
5
:
4
Maize
Contains more Vitamin C +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +7600%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155
Contains more Vitamin C +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +7600%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155

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
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
19%
Maize
Fats
51%
Nattō
6%
Maize

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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 Maize Opinion
Calories 211 86 Nattō
Protein 19.4 3.27 Nattō
Fats 11 1.35 Nattō
Vitamin C 13 6.8 Nattō
Carbs 12.68 18.7 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.6 0.52 Nattō
Calcium 217 2 Nattō
Potassium 729 270 Nattō
Magnesium 115 37 Nattō
Sugars 4.89 6.26 Maize
Fiber 5.4 2 Nattō
Copper 0.667 0.054 Nattō
Zinc 3.03 0.46 Nattō
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 174 89 Nattō
Sodium 7 15 Nattō
Vitamin A 0 187 Maize
Vitamin E 0.01 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.16 0.155 Nattō
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.055 Nattō
Vitamin B3 0 1.77 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.215 0.717 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.093 Nattō
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.1 0.3 Nattō
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.591 0.325 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43 0.432 Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 0.487 Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223 0.023 Nattō
Threonine 0.813 0.129 Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931 0.129 Nattō
Leucine 1.509 0.348 Nattō
Lysine 1.145 0.137 Nattō
Methionine 0.208 0.067 Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.15 Nattō
Valine 1.018 0.185 Nattō
Histidine 0.512 0.089 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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