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Arugula vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Arugula and Hominy different?

  • Arugula has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Potassium, Iron, and Magnesium than Hominy.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Arugula is 90% higher.
  • Arugula has less Sodium.

Arugula, raw and Hominy, canned, white are the varieties used 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.
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Hominy
Contains more Calcium +1500%
Contains more Iron +135.5%
Contains more Magnesium +193.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Copper +153.3%
Contains more Manganese +358.6%
Contains more Zinc +123.4%
Contains more Selenium +900%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 55% 34% 23% 33% 4% 13% 26% 42% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1500%
Contains more Iron +135.5%
Contains more Magnesium +193.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Copper +153.3%
Contains more Manganese +358.6%
Contains more Zinc +123.4%
Contains more Selenium +900%

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.
Arugula
11
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Hominy
Contains more Vitamin A +237200%
Contains more Vitamin E +760%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +824.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1360%
Contains more Folate +9600%
Contains more Choline +393.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +54200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 143% 9% 0% 50% 11% 20% 6% 27% 17% 73% 0% 9% 272%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +237200%
Contains more Vitamin E +760%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +824.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1360%
Contains more Folate +9600%
Contains more Choline +393.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +54200%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Hominy
Contains more Protein +74.3%
Contains more Water +11.1%
Contains more Other +64.7%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +290.7%
Equal in Water - 82.53
3% 4% 92%
Protein: 2.58 g
Fats: 0.66 g
Carbs: 3.65 g
Water: 91.71 g
Other: 1.4 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +74.3%
Contains more Water +11.1%
Contains more Other +64.7%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +290.7%
Equal in Water - 82.53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Hominy
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +371.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.1%
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.086 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.319 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +371.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arugula Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 2.05g 11.76g Hominy
Protein 2.58g 1.48g Arugula
Fats 0.66g 0.88g Hominy
Carbs 3.65g 14.26g Hominy
Calories 25kcal 72kcal Hominy
Sugar 2.05g 1.82g Hominy
Fiber 1.6g 2.5g Hominy
Calcium 160mg 10mg Arugula
Iron 1.46mg 0.62mg Arugula
Magnesium 47mg 16mg Arugula
Phosphorus 52mg 35mg Arugula
Potassium 369mg 9mg Arugula
Sodium 27mg 345mg Arugula
Zinc 0.47mg 1.05mg Hominy
Copper 0.076mg 0.03mg Arugula
Manganese 0.321mg 0.07mg Arugula
Selenium 0.3µg 3µg Hominy
Vitamin A 2373IU 1IU Arugula
Vitamin A RAE 119µg 0µg Arugula
Vitamin E 0.43mg 0.05mg Arugula
Vitamin C 15mg 0mg Arugula
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.003mg Arugula
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.006mg Arugula
Vitamin B3 0.305mg 0.033mg Arugula
Vitamin B5 0.437mg 0.154mg Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.073mg 0.005mg Arugula
Folate 97µg 1µg Arugula
Choline 15.3mg 3.1mg Arugula
Vitamin K 108.6µg 0.2µg Arugula
Tryptophan 0.008mg Hominy
Threonine 0.05mg Hominy
Isoleucine 0.058mg Hominy
Leucine 0.202mg Hominy
Lysine 0.033mg Hominy
Methionine 0.031mg Hominy
Phenylalanine 0.076mg Hominy
Valine 0.077mg Hominy
Histidine 0.045mg Hominy
Saturated Fat 0.086g 0.123g Arugula
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.231g Hominy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.319g 0.399g Hominy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arugula Hominy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
49%
Arugula
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Arugula
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is cheaper?
Hominy
Hominy is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arugula
Arugula contains less Sodium (difference - 318mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arugula
Arugula is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Arugula
Arugula is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Arugula - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169387/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.