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Flour vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Flour
Flour is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flour
Flour 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 - 0.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.155g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
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.
Flour 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
Flour 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
39
Flour
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
22
Flour
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
Flour
2
:
Contains more Iron +121%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +213.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +195.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Contains more Iron +121%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +213.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.2%
Contains more Magnesium +195.5%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Equal in Copper - 0.149

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
Flour
10
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2412.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2412.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.8%

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
62%
Flour
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
5%
Flour
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 Flour Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 364 102 Flour
Protein 10.33 3.8 Flour
Fats 0.98 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Flour
Carbs 76.31 18.69 Flour
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Flour
Iron 4.64 2.1 Flour
Calcium 15 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 107 135 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 22 65 Amaranth grain
Sugars 0.27 Flour
Fiber 2.7 2.1 Flour
Copper 0.144 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.7 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 108 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 2 6 Flour
Vitamin A 0 Flour
Vitamin E 0.06 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Flour
Vitamin B1 0.785 0.015 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494 0.022 Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904 0.235 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438 Flour
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.113 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Flour
Vitamin K 0.3 Flour
Folic acid (B9) 154 Flour
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.155 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087 Flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413 Flour
Tryptophan 0.127 Flour
Threonine 0.281 Flour
Isoleucine 0.357 Flour
Leucine 0.71 Flour
Lysine 0.228 Flour
Methionine 0.183 Flour
Phenylalanine 0.52 Flour
Valine 0.415 Flour
Histidine 0.23 Flour
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.