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Porridge vs Groat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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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6
Groat
Contains more Iron +367.5%
Contains more Calcium +1142.9%
Contains more Potassium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +920%
Contains more Copper +265%
Contains more Zinc +369.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +366.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +367.5%
Contains more Calcium +1142.9%
Contains more Potassium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +920%
Contains more Copper +265%
Contains more Zinc +369.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +366.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
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6
Groat
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +405.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +492.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +405.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +492.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%

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
3
Porridge
5
Groat
Mineral Summary Score
13
Porridge
15
Groat

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
9%
Porridge
20%
Groat
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
20%
Groat
Fats
1%
Porridge
3%
Groat

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.
Porridge Groat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Porridge Groat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sugars (difference - 0.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Groat
Groat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Groat
Groat 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.

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 Porridge Groat Opinion
Calories 50 92 Groat
Protein 1.44 3.38 Groat
Fats 0.21 0.62 Groat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 10.52 19.94 Groat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.74 0.8 Porridge
Calcium 87 7 Porridge
Potassium 16 88 Groat
Magnesium 5 51 Groat
Sugars 0.03 0.9 Groat
Fiber 0.5 2.7 Groat
Copper 0.04 0.146 Groat
Zinc 0.13 0.61 Groat
Starch
Phosphorus 15 70 Groat
Sodium 6 4 Groat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.02 0.09 Groat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.04 Porridge
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.039 Groat
Vitamin B3 0.52 0.94 Groat
Vitamin B5 0.071 0.359 Groat
Vitamin B6 0.013 0.077 Groat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 1.9 Groat
Folic acid (B9) 8 0 Porridge
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.134 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.188 Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114 0.188 Groat
Tryptophan 0.02 0.049 Groat
Threonine 0.045 0.129 Groat
Isoleucine 0.063 0.127 Groat
Leucine 0.11 0.212 Groat
Lysine 0.037 0.172 Groat
Methionine 0.027 0.044 Groat
Phenylalanine 0.078 0.133 Groat
Valine 0.07 0.173 Groat
Histidine 0.033 0.079 Groat
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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