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Alfalfa seeds vs. Corn pudding — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Alfalfa seeds and Corn pudding?

  • Alfalfa seeds are higher in Vitamin K, and Copper, yet Corn pudding is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Choline, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Alfalfa seeds' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 25% more.
  • Alfalfa seeds have 4 times more Copper than Corn pudding. While Alfalfa seeds have 0.157mg of Copper, Corn pudding has only 0.043mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Alfalfa seeds are lower.

We used Alfalfa seeds, sprouted, raw and Corn pudding, home prepared types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +81.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Copper +265.1%
Contains more Manganese +138%
Contains more Calcium +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +122.8%
Contains more Selenium +916.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 36% 20% 30% 7% 1% 26% 53% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 20% 11% 39% 16% 37% 14% 15% 11% 34%
Contains more Iron +81.1%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Copper +265.1%
Contains more Manganese +138%
Contains more Calcium +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +122.8%
Contains more Selenium +916.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +6000%
Contains more Vitamin A +91%
Contains more Vitamin E +1250%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +285.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.069
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 1% 0% 28% 19% 30% 10% 34% 8% 27% 0% 8% 77%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 6% 15% 13% 18% 36% 20% 0% 30% 22% 39% 31% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.1%
Contains more Folate +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +6000%
Contains more Vitamin A +91%
Contains more Vitamin E +1250%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +285.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.069

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +28.3%
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Fats +630.4%
Contains more Carbs +708.1%
Contains more Other +210%
4% 2% 93%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 0.69 g
Carbs: 2.1 g
Water: 92.82 g
Other: 0.4 g
4% 5% 17% 72%
Protein: 4.42 g
Fats: 5.04 g
Carbs: 16.97 g
Water: 72.33 g
Other: 1.24 g
Contains more Water +28.3%
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Fats +630.4%
Contains more Carbs +708.1%
Contains more Other +210%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2576.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.5%
13% 10% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.409 g
54% 33% 12%
Saturated Fat: 2.451 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.499 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2576.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%
40% 60%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.08 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
100%
Starch: 8.68 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Alfalfa seeds Corn pudding
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Alfalfa seeds Corn pudding Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 15.77g Corn pudding
Protein 3.99g 4.42g Corn pudding
Fats 0.69g 5.04g Corn pudding
Carbs 2.1g 16.97g Corn pudding
Calories 23kcal 131kcal Corn pudding
Starch 8.68g Corn pudding
Fructose 0.12g Alfalfa seeds
Sugar 0.2g 6.59g Alfalfa seeds
Fiber 1.9g 1.2g Alfalfa seeds
Calcium 32mg 39mg Corn pudding
Iron 0.96mg 0.53mg Alfalfa seeds
Magnesium 27mg 15mg Alfalfa seeds
Phosphorus 70mg 90mg Corn pudding
Potassium 79mg 176mg Corn pudding
Sodium 6mg 282mg Alfalfa seeds
Zinc 0.92mg 0.48mg Alfalfa seeds
Copper 0.157mg 0.043mg Alfalfa seeds
Manganese 0.188mg 0.079mg Alfalfa seeds
Selenium 0.6µg 6.1µg Corn pudding
Vitamin A 155IU 296IU Corn pudding
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 57µg Corn pudding
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.27mg Corn pudding
Vitamin D 0IU 22IU Corn pudding
Vitamin D 0µg 0.5µg Corn pudding
Vitamin C 8.2mg 3.7mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.069mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B2 0.126mg 0.154mg Corn pudding
Vitamin B3 0.481mg 1.033mg Corn pudding
Vitamin B5 0.563mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B6 0.034mg 0.127mg Corn pudding
Folate 36µg 29µg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.31µg Corn pudding
Choline 14.4mg 55.5mg Corn pudding
Vitamin K 30.5µg 0.5µg Alfalfa seeds
Tryptophan 0.059mg Corn pudding
Threonine 0.134mg 0.169mg Corn pudding
Isoleucine 0.143mg 0.195mg Corn pudding
Leucine 0.267mg 0.438mg Corn pudding
Lysine 0.214mg 0.33mg Corn pudding
Methionine 0.114mg Corn pudding
Phenylalanine 0.216mg Corn pudding
Valine 0.145mg 0.255mg Corn pudding
Histidine 0.11mg Corn pudding
Cholesterol 0mg 72mg Alfalfa seeds
Trans Fat 0g 0.093g Alfalfa seeds
Saturated Fat 0.069g 2.451g Alfalfa seeds
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.006g Corn pudding
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Corn pudding
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 1.499g Corn pudding
Polyunsaturated fat 0.409g 0.55g Corn pudding

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Alfalfa seeds Corn pudding
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Alfalfa seeds
19%
Corn pudding
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Alfalfa seeds
20%
Corn pudding

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.39g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 276mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.382g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Alfalfa seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168384/nutrients
  2. Corn pudding - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170492/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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