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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 Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Iron +94.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Zinc +70.9%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 50% 154% 43% 81% 20% 79% 41% 66%
Contains more Magnesium +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Contains more Calcium +251.1%
Contains more Iron +94.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Zinc +70.9%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
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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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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 1% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 65% 0% 15%
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%

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth grain Bread Opinion
Net carbs 16.59g 51.07g Bread
Protein 3.8g 12.96g Bread
Fats 1.58g 4.27g Bread
Carbs 18.69g 55.77g Bread
Calories 102kcal 313kcal Bread
Starch 16.23g g Amaranth grain
Fructose g g
Sugar g 6.42g Amaranth grain
Fiber 2.1g 4.7g Bread
Calcium 47mg 165mg Bread
Iron 2.1mg 4.09mg Bread
Magnesium 65mg 59mg Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148mg 188mg Bread
Potassium 135mg 223mg Bread
Sodium 6mg 601mg Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.86mg 1.47mg Bread
Copper 0.149mg 0.198mg Bread
Vitamin A IU 0IU Bread
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.24mg Bread
Vitamin D IU 0IU Bread
Vitamin D µg 0µg Bread
Vitamin C mg 0.2mg Bread
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.439mg Bread
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.382mg Bread
Vitamin B3 0.235mg 6.25mg Bread
Vitamin B5 mg 0.456mg Bread
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.153mg Bread
Folate 22µg 86µg Bread
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Bread
Vitamin K µg 5.7µg Bread
Tryptophan mg 0.092mg Bread
Threonine mg 0.299mg Bread
Isoleucine mg 0.258mg Bread
Leucine mg 0.461mg Bread
Lysine mg 0.215mg Bread
Methionine mg 0.105mg Bread
Phenylalanine mg 0.315mg Bread
Valine mg 0.31mg Bread
Histidine mg 0.15mg Bread
Cholesterol mg 0mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat g 0.989g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat g 1.019g Bread
Polyunsaturated fat g 1.72g Bread

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Bread
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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

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 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 Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.989g)

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.