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Wheat vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.269g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat
Wheat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Wheat Millet
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat Millet
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
25
Wheat
24
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
67
Wheat
48
Millet

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
Wheat
7
:
1
Millet
Contains more Iron +16.9%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +121%
Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Iron +16.9%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +121%
Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +35.6%

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
Wheat
3
:
4
Millet
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.421
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.848
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.384
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.421
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.848
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.384

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
82%
Wheat
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
73%
Millet
Fats
11%
Wheat
19%
Millet

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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 Wheat Millet Opinion
Calories 339 378 Millet
Protein 13.68 11.02 Wheat
Fats 2.47 4.22 Millet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.13 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.52 3.01 Wheat
Calcium 34 8 Wheat
Potassium 431 195 Wheat
Magnesium 144 114 Wheat
Sugars
Fiber 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.553 0.75 Millet
Zinc 4.16 1.68 Wheat
Starch
Phosphorus 508 285 Wheat
Sodium 2 5 Wheat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.05 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.419 0.421 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.121 0.29 Millet
Vitamin B3 6.738 4.72 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935 0.848 Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.384 Wheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.9 Millet
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.454 0.723 Wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344 0.773 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978 2.134 Millet
Tryptophan 0.176 0.119 Wheat
Threonine 0.366 0.353 Wheat
Isoleucine 0.533 0.465 Wheat
Leucine 0.934 1.4 Millet
Lysine 0.303 0.212 Wheat
Methionine 0.221 0.221
Phenylalanine 0.681 0.58 Wheat
Valine 0.594 0.578 Wheat
Histidine 0.322 0.236 Wheat
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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