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Wild rice vs Brown rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wild rice
Wild rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wild rice
Wild rice is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sugars (difference - 2.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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.
Wild rice Brown rice
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wild rice Brown 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
23
Wild rice
10
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
67
Wild rice
14
Brown 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
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Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +396.5%
Contains more Magnesium +353.8%
Contains more Copper +394.3%
Contains more Zinc +739.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +320.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +396.5%
Contains more Magnesium +353.8%
Contains more Copper +394.3%
Contains more Zinc +739.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +320.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +217.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +217.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.8%

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
88%
Wild rice
16%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
75%
Wild rice
26%
Brown rice
Fats
5%
Wild rice
4%
Brown 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 Wild rice Brown rice Opinion
Calories 357 123 Wild rice
Protein 14.73 2.74 Wild rice
Fats 1.08 0.97 Wild rice
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 74.9 25.58 Wild rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.96 0.56 Wild rice
Calcium 21 3 Wild rice
Potassium 427 86 Wild rice
Magnesium 177 39 Wild rice
Sugars 2.5 0.24 Wild rice
Fiber 6.2 1.6 Wild rice
Copper 0.524 0.106 Wild rice
Zinc 5.96 0.71 Wild rice
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 433 103 Wild rice
Sodium 7 4 Brown rice
Vitamin A 19 0 Wild rice
Vitamin E 0.82 0.17 Wild rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.178 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.262 0.069 Wild rice
Vitamin B3 6.733 2.561 Wild rice
Vitamin B5 1.074 0.38 Wild rice
Vitamin B6 0.391 0.123 Wild rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 0.2 Wild rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Wild rice
Saturated Fat 0.156 0.26 Wild rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.159 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.676 0.366 Wild rice
Tryptophan 0.179 0.033 Wild rice
Threonine 0.469 0.095 Wild rice
Isoleucine 0.618 0.109 Wild rice
Leucine 1.018 0.214 Wild rice
Lysine 0.629 0.099 Wild rice
Methionine 0.438 0.058 Wild rice
Phenylalanine 0.721 0.133 Wild rice
Valine 0.858 0.151 Wild rice
Histidine 0.384 0.066 Wild 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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