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Arborio rice vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Arborio rice and Maize

  • Arborio rice has more Selenium, Iron, and Manganese, however Maize is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin C, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Arborio rice covers your daily Selenium needs 13% more than Maize.
  • Maize has 3 times less Iron than Arborio rice. Arborio rice has 1.46mg of Iron, while Maize has 0.52mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rice, white, short-grain, enriched, cooked and Corn, sweet, yellow, raw.

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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 Iron +180.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +169.7%
Contains more Potassium +938.5%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 55% 6% 15% 3% 0% 11% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +362.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +169.7%
Contains more Potassium +938.5%
Contains more Zinc +15%

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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Maize
Contains more Folate +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 41% 4% 28% 24% 14% 45% 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 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Contains more Folate +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155

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.
Arborio rice Maize
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arborio rice Maize Opinion
Net carbs 28.73g 16.7g Arborio rice
Protein 2.36g 3.27g Maize
Fats 0.19g 1.35g Maize
Carbs 28.73g 18.7g Arborio rice
Calories 130kcal 86kcal Arborio rice
Starch g 5.7g Maize
Fructose g 1.94g Maize
Sugar g 6.26g Arborio rice
Fiber g 2g Maize
Calcium 1mg 2mg Maize
Iron 1.46mg 0.52mg Arborio rice
Magnesium 8mg 37mg Maize
Phosphorus 33mg 89mg Maize
Potassium 26mg 270mg Maize
Sodium 0mg 15mg Arborio rice
Zinc 0.4mg 0.46mg Maize
Copper 0.072mg 0.054mg Arborio rice
Vitamin A 0IU 187IU Maize
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Maize
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Maize
Vitamin B1 0.164mg 0.155mg Arborio rice
Vitamin B2 0.016mg 0.055mg Maize
Vitamin B3 1.493mg 1.77mg Maize
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.717mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.059mg 0.093mg Maize
Folate 59µg 42µg Arborio rice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Maize
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.023mg Arborio rice
Threonine 0.084mg 0.129mg Maize
Isoleucine 0.102mg 0.129mg Maize
Leucine 0.195mg 0.348mg Maize
Lysine 0.085mg 0.137mg Maize
Methionine 0.056mg 0.067mg Maize
Phenylalanine 0.126mg 0.15mg Maize
Valine 0.144mg 0.185mg Maize
Histidine 0.056mg 0.089mg Maize
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Arborio rice
Saturated Fat 0.051g 0.325g Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.432g Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.487g Maize

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arborio rice Maize
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
13
Arborio rice
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
14
Arborio rice
18
Maize

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
14%
Arborio rice
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
29%
Arborio rice
19%
Maize
Fats
1%
Arborio rice
6%
Maize

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maize
Maize is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.274g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Arborio rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168882/nutrients
  2. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.