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Brown rice vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brown rice
Brown rice is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brown rice
Brown rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals

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.
Brown rice Amaranth grain
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brown rice Amaranth grain
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
10
Brown rice
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
14
Brown rice
24
Amaranth grain

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
:
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Calcium +1466.7%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Calcium +1466.7%
Contains more Potassium +57%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.7%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1086.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +989.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.113
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1086.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +989.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.113

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
16%
Brown rice
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
26%
Brown rice
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
4%
Brown rice
7%
Amaranth grain

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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 Brown rice Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 123 102 Brown rice
Protein 2.74 3.8 Amaranth grain
Fats 0.97 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Brown rice
Carbs 25.58 18.69 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Brown rice
Iron 0.56 2.1 Amaranth grain
Calcium 3 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 86 135 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 39 65 Amaranth grain
Sugars 0.24 Brown rice
Fiber 1.6 2.1 Amaranth grain
Copper 0.106 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.71 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 24.79 16.23 Brown rice
Phosphorus 103 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 4 6 Brown rice
Vitamin A 0 Brown rice
Vitamin E 0.17 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Brown rice
Vitamin B1 0.178 0.015 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.022 Brown rice
Vitamin B3 2.561 0.235 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.38 Brown rice
Vitamin B6 0.123 0.113 Brown rice
Vitamin B12 0 Brown rice
Vitamin K 0.2 Brown rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 Brown rice
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.26 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.366 Brown rice
Tryptophan 0.033 Brown rice
Threonine 0.095 Brown rice
Isoleucine 0.109 Brown rice
Leucine 0.214 Brown rice
Lysine 0.099 Brown rice
Methionine 0.058 Brown rice
Phenylalanine 0.133 Brown rice
Valine 0.151 Brown rice
Histidine 0.066 Brown rice
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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