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Sesame vs Rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Rice
Rice contains less Sugars (difference - 0.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice
Rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.88g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rice
Rice is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.
Sesame Rice
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame Rice
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
33
Sesame
10
Rice
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
9
Rice

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
Sesame
7
:
1
Rice
Contains more Iron +1112.5%
Contains more Calcium +9650%
Contains more Potassium +1237.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2825%
Contains more Copper +5815.9%
Contains more Zinc +1481.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +1362.8%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +1112.5%
Contains more Calcium +9650%
Contains more Potassium +1237.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2825%
Contains more Copper +5815.9%
Contains more Zinc +1481.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +1362.8%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%

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
Sesame
6
:
2
Rice
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +525%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +385.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +749.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +680%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +525%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +385.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +749.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +680%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
106%
Sesame
16%
Rice
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
28%
Rice
Fats
229%
Sesame
1%
Rice

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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 Sesame Rice Opinion
Calories 573 130 Sesame
Protein 17.73 2.69 Sesame
Fats 49.67 0.28 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 28.17 Rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 1.2 Sesame
Calcium 975 10 Sesame
Potassium 468 35 Sesame
Magnesium 351 12 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 0.05 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 0.4 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.069 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 0.49 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 43 Sesame
Sodium 11 1 Rice
Vitamin A 9 0 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25 0.04 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.163 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.013 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 1.476 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.39 Rice
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.093 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 55 Rice
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.077 Rice
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 0.088 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.076 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.031 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.096 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.116 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.222 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.097 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 0.063 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.144 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.164 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.063 Sesame
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