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Brown rice vs Bran - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sugars (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bran
Bran is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)

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 Bran
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brown rice Bran
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
32
Bran
Mineral Summary Score
14
Brown rice
84
Bran

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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Bran
Contains more Iron +866.1%
Contains more Calcium +1833.3%
Contains more Potassium +558.1%
Contains more Magnesium +502.6%
Contains more Copper +280.2%
Contains more Zinc +338%
Contains more Phosphorus +612.6%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Iron +866.1%
Contains more Calcium +1833.3%
Contains more Potassium +558.1%
Contains more Magnesium +502.6%
Contains more Copper +280.2%
Contains more Zinc +338%
Contains more Phosphorus +612.6%
Equal in Sodium - 4

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
:
6
Bran
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +494.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +293.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +494.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +557.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +293.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%

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
104%
Bran
Carbohydrates
26%
Brown rice
66%
Bran
Fats
4%
Brown rice
32%
Bran

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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 Bran Opinion
Calories 123 246 Bran
Protein 2.74 17.3 Bran
Fats 0.97 7.03 Bran
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.58 66.22 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 5.41 Bran
Calcium 3 58 Bran
Potassium 86 566 Bran
Magnesium 39 235 Bran
Sugars 0.24 1.45 Bran
Fiber 1.6 15.4 Bran
Copper 0.106 0.403 Bran
Zinc 0.71 3.11 Bran
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 103 734 Bran
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.17 1.01 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.178 1.17 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.22 Bran
Vitamin B3 2.561 0.934 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.38 1.494 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.123 0.165 Bran
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 3.2 Bran
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bran
Saturated Fat 0.26 1.328 Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.369 2.376 Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 0.366 2.766 Bran
Tryptophan 0.033 0.335 Bran
Threonine 0.095 0.502 Bran
Isoleucine 0.109 0.668 Bran
Leucine 0.214 1.374 Bran
Lysine 0.099 0.76 Bran
Methionine 0.058 0.335 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.133 0.908 Bran
Valine 0.151 0.964 Bran
Histidine 0.066 0.41 Bran
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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