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Amaranth grain vs Bread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Amaranth grain and Bread?

  • Bread is richer than Amaranth grain in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Iron, Manganese, Folate, Calcium, and Fiber.
  • Bread's daily need coverage for Selenium is 51% more.
  • The amount of Sodium in Amaranth grain is lower.

We used Amaranth grain, cooked and Bread, wheat, toasted 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Iron +94.8%
Contains more Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Contains more Zinc +70.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Equal in Magnesium - 59
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 79% 15% 12% 47% 50% 24% 64% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Iron +94.8%
Contains more Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Contains more Zinc +70.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Equal in Magnesium - 59

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
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12
Bread
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2559.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.4%
Contains more Folate +290.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 0% 0% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2559.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.4%
Contains more Folate +290.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Amaranth grain
38
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
36
Amaranth grain
66
Bread

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 food.
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
56%
Bread
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
20%
Bread

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Bread
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

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Amaranth grain Bread
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bread
Bread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 595mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.989g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth grain Bread Opinion
Calories 102 313 Bread
Protein 3.8 12.96 Bread
Fats 1.58 4.27 Bread
Vitamin C 0.2 Bread
Carbs 18.69 55.77 Bread
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Bread
Iron 2.1 4.09 Bread
Calcium 47 165 Bread
Potassium 135 223 Bread
Magnesium 65 59 Amaranth grain
Sugar 6.42 Amaranth grain
Fiber 2.1 4.7 Bread
Copper 0.149 0.198 Bread
Zinc 0.86 1.47 Bread
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 188 Bread
Sodium 6 601 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0 Bread
Vitamin E 0.19 0.24 Bread
Vitamin D 0 Bread
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.439 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.382 Bread
Vitamin B3 0.235 6.25 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.153 Bread
Vitamin B12 0 Bread
Vitamin K 5.7 Bread
Folate 22 86 Bread
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.989 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72 Bread
Tryptophan 0.092 Bread
Threonine 0.299 Bread
Isoleucine 0.258 Bread
Leucine 0.461 Bread
Lysine 0.215 Bread
Methionine 0.105 Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315 Bread
Valine 0.31 Bread
Histidine 0.15 Bread
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/nutrients
  2. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/nutrients

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

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.