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Papadum vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Papadum
Papadum contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Papadum
Papadum is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papadum
Papadum is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 1730mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.759g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Papadum Maize
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Papadum 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
17
Papadum
13
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
127
Papadum
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
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Maize
Contains more Iron +1400%
Contains more Calcium +7050%
Contains more Potassium +270.4%
Contains more Magnesium +632.4%
Contains more Copper +1748.1%
Contains more Zinc +639.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +332.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +1400%
Contains more Calcium +7050%
Contains more Potassium +270.4%
Contains more Magnesium +632.4%
Contains more Copper +1748.1%
Contains more Zinc +639.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +332.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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
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4
Maize
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +369.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +274%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +369.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +274%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%

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
153%
Papadum
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
60%
Papadum
19%
Maize
Fats
15%
Papadum
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 Papadum Maize Opinion
Calories 371 86 Papadum
Protein 25.56 3.27 Papadum
Fats 3.25 1.35 Papadum
Vitamin C 0 6.8 Maize
Carbs 59.87 18.7 Papadum
Cholesterol 4 0 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 0.52 Papadum
Calcium 143 2 Papadum
Potassium 1000 270 Papadum
Magnesium 271 37 Papadum
Sugars 0 6.26 Maize
Fiber 18.6 2 Papadum
Copper 0.998 0.054 Papadum
Zinc 3.4 0.46 Papadum
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 385 89 Papadum
Sodium 1745 15 Maize
Vitamin A 50 187 Maize
Vitamin E 0.05 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.277 0.155 Papadum
Vitamin B2 0.258 0.055 Papadum
Vitamin B3 1.472 1.77 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.917 0.717 Papadum
Vitamin B6 0.285 0.093 Papadum
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0.3 Papadum
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Papadum
Saturated Fat 1.084 0.325 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.532 0.432 Papadum
Polyunsaturated fat 1.148 0.487 Papadum
Tryptophan 0.266 0.023 Papadum
Threonine 0.886 0.129 Papadum
Isoleucine 1.303 0.129 Papadum
Leucine 2.115 0.348 Papadum
Lysine 1.695 0.137 Papadum
Methionine 0.372 0.067 Papadum
Phenylalanine 1.491 0.15 Papadum
Valine 1.434 0.185 Papadum
Histidine 0.715 0.089 Papadum
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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