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Oat vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oat
Oat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oat
Oat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.494g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
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.
Oat Millet
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oat Millet
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
21
Oat
24
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
74
Oat
48
Millet

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
Oat
7
:
1
Millet
Contains more Iron +56.8%
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Potassium +120%
Contains more Magnesium +55.3%
Contains more Zinc +136.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Contains more Iron +56.8%
Contains more Calcium +575%
Contains more Potassium +120%
Contains more Magnesium +55.3%
Contains more Zinc +136.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +19.8%

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
Oat
2
:
5
Millet
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.7%

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
101%
Oat
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
66%
Oat
73%
Millet
Fats
32%
Oat
19%
Millet

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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 Oat Millet Opinion
Calories 389 378 Oat
Protein 16.89 11.02 Oat
Fats 6.9 4.22 Oat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 66.27 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.72 3.01 Oat
Calcium 54 8 Oat
Potassium 429 195 Oat
Magnesium 177 114 Oat
Sugars
Fiber 10.6 8.5 Oat
Copper 0.626 0.75 Millet
Zinc 3.97 1.68 Oat
Starch
Phosphorus 523 285 Oat
Sodium 2 5 Oat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.05 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.763 0.421 Oat
Vitamin B2 0.139 0.29 Millet
Vitamin B3 0.961 4.72 Millet
Vitamin B5 1.349 0.848 Oat
Vitamin B6 0.119 0.384 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 Millet
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.217 0.723 Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 2.178 0.773 Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.535 2.134 Oat
Tryptophan 0.234 0.119 Oat
Threonine 0.575 0.353 Oat
Isoleucine 0.694 0.465 Oat
Leucine 1.284 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.701 0.212 Oat
Methionine 0.312 0.221 Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895 0.58 Oat
Valine 0.937 0.578 Oat
Histidine 0.405 0.236 Oat
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.